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Air Antarctica

Sunday, November 11th, 2007

Just a few pictures from the trip home. One of the quickest rides out I ever had. Everything worked perfectly. I left Pole at 5pm on Saturday and arrived in Christchurch at noon on the next day.

Air Antarctica: Web Photo Gallery created by Adobe Lightroom.
Derek, taking a moment to relax. It is an enjoyable flight on a nice day. About halfway through the Transantarctic Mountains put on an impressive display and near the coast some very impressive glaciers can be seen. Transantarctic mountains.
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Stuck At The Other End

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

After a whole week without flights “departing” winter-overs are getting desperate at the South Pole. I am sure Father John and the Archbishop of New Zealand send a prayer every day, as they are just as desperate as everyone else to get out. So far to no avail. (more…)

A Photographic Journey to The Pole

Tuesday, December 4th, 2001

After only 3 weeks off The Ice I found myself once again on a flight to the South Pole. However, this one was a bit special. I was invited to the cockpit for most part of the flight, including the landing at the South Pole. This was a great opportunity to take some pictures.

To The Pole: A photographic journey to the South Pole.
Climbing aboard a RNZAF Hercules. A look into the cockpit. Approaching the Amundsen-Scott South Pole station.
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