Antarctic Life

A frozen outlook on life on the ice

Christmas at Halley

Halley VI, Brunt Ice Shelf, Antarctica 75°36'36"S 26°16'14"W

Temperature: -7.2°C

Wind Speed: 10.8kts ENE

So I have finally arrived in Halley (well a week ago) and it is now Christmas Day, however despite the literally endless view of snow from out of my window, it does not even feel remotely like Christmas. At least it was always going to be a guaranteed white Christmas! Although it was always going to be unlikely to snow - which it has not.

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About Halley

Plymouth, England 50.4173°N, 4.1067°W

Temperature: +12°C

So I thought it was about time for an update but there isn't really anything exciting to show you or indeed tell you as it is mainly medical training within the local hospital here in Plymouth. Instead I thought I would give semi-regular updates on various historical things until the time comes that I can write about what is actually happening.


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