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Euro-Arabian Polar Expedition: Day V

Follow the team’s adventure <Previous Page          Next Page> It was another sunny and relatively warm day out there on the sea ice, a balmy -24°C (-11 °F ). Everyone was thankful to cover a lot of flat terrain today. The high- and low- light of the day was the crossing of an ice rubble field which involved lots of scrambling.  These traverses can be very hard work but the boulders are stunning blue ice and it is beautiful to be amongst them. Todays photo is a sea... Read More

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Euro-Arabian Polar Expedition: Day II

Follow the team’s adventure <Previous Page          Next Page> Challenging days lie ahead for the team.  However, progress is being made both geographically and technologically, with more pictures and updates promised soon! On another stunning day on the arctic sea ice, the team have made their slow but steady way towards the pole, covering 9.5 km. The dramatic landscape of shifting ice and big chunks of blue ice is captivating them all. DAY 2 PHONECAST TRANSCRIPT: Hello from the JellyBear Tent! this is Esma, and Fritha.  So... Read More