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This is a complex and challenging project. Many parts of the work are at the cutting edge of science, technology or logistic capabilities. Each of these problems must be successfully overcome for complete success. The sequence of separate project elements is:

Scientist on the ice
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Boots on the Snow

This is when the fun really starts! Nobody has ever set foot on this ice shelf. Little wonder with all those crevasses! But we can’t make the necessary meaurements without being there.

Whiteout conditions

Tent Camp
Tent Camp
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