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COVID-19 Update

September 03, 2020 To our guests and colleagues: We regret to announce that after careful deliberation of the issues and uncertainty from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have taken the difficult decision to cancel our 2020–21 Antarctic season. We share your disappointment at this news and realize it is a set-back to many of you, [...]

South Pole Night Auroras & Yukimarimos

With just one month to the Antarctic winter solstice, the South Pole is shrouded in darkness and temperatures have plummeted below -100F (-73C). And with the extreme conditions come spectacular displays of Aurora Australis, Yukimarimos, and 300 Club activities.

Amundsen Centenary Wrap-up

Posted  12/27/11 in South Pole Overnight, Trip Report

Roald Amundsen’s great achievement of reaching the Geographic South Pole 100 years ago was celebrated in style this season. The Norwegian Prime Minister, Jens Stoltenberg, came to honor Amundsen’s expedition and unveiled a specially commissioned ice bust of the great man during a moving ceremony. Prime Minister Stoltenberg also met a number of Norwegian expeditions [...]

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