Marooned on an Island

Five days ago marked one week that we've been marooned on the south island of New Zealand, still unable to fly south as a pattern of extremely bad weather (50-mph winds, snow, and low visibility) refused to move from our destination on Ross Island in the southwestern Ross Sea, Antarctica…

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Gearing Up for the Cold!

As of October 1, B-195-M team members have arrived in Christchurch, New Zealand, our staging area and launching point for our trip to “The Ice.” After arriving, we checked into hotels to await our scheduled flights south. So far, bad weather has prevented any flights from departing for McMurdo Station. It seems we may be in a holding pattern for some time…

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