A number of governments maintain permanent research stations in Antarctica
and these bases are widely distributed. Unlike the bases set up in the Arctic (see
Feb 26, 2015 ... A job posting to man the "Penguin Post Office" in Port Lockroy, Antarctica, has
received a record number of applicants: more than 1,500 since ...
Antarctica approximately has 70% of all fresh water on Earth ... tinged green and
pink with algae blooms, ice-filled channels, tubular icebergs, glaciers, and active
volcanoes. .... The base has since been restored to its original state and is now
used as a museum and post office. .... Endurance, Shackleton's Incredible
We will visit the British research station and the post office Port Lockroy on
Goudier Island. ... foot on the Antarctic Continent in a magnificent landscape of a
huge glacier .... The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition (
May 20, 2015 ... From granite to glacier: Rebuilding Antarctica's Ice Age past .... demeanor can
mask the endurance it takes to hike in Antarctic conditions. .... Back at his office,
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Travel to Antarctica, South Georgia, and the Falkland Islands on an small ship
cruise ... the first and now serves as a museum and Antarctica's only public post
office where we ... The untouched beaches, headlands, mountains, glaciers, and
nesting ... descended to complete their famed crossing with the Endurance in
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Stephanie Shipp studies glacial geology and investigates how the Antarctic ice
sheets have ... History in New York City, her office at Rice University in Houston,
Texas, and Antarctica. ... Recommended Reading Endurance by Alfre...
Dec 18, 2015 ... A century after Shackleton's 'Endurance' sank, mountaineer ... with its quaint
museum and post office operated by the Antarctic Heritage Trust, through the
narrow Lemaire Channel. ... Big chill: glacier cruise (Aliscia Young).
1:23 It was a journey, an expedition in Antarctica, the coldest, windiest, driest and
highest ... So this is the high-water mark of human endurance, human endeavor,
... of the largest and most dangerous glaciers in the world, the Beardmore glacier.
... they have a canteen, they have hot showers, they have a post office, a tourist ....
Jan 21, 2015 ... Greetings from Port Lockroy, the “Penguin Post Office. ... Whilst here with a few co
-workers managing the Post Office, museum, and shop for the UK Antarctic ...
Clear glacier ice has a tendency to pop and crack when releasing ...