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Beaufort Island with Ross Island behind it

Looking Back, Looking Forward

The Palmer spent all day cruising back toward McMurdo Station to refuel. The ship travels at a steady 10 or 11 knots (about 12 mph), and we had about 300 miles to go. The scientists took this opportunity to review their data and decide where to visit during the second leg of our expedition. Yesterday […]

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Blue water, bright sun

To Cape Adare

We heard that in New Jersey it’s been snowy and very cold. So be proud! You’re in a place that’s colder than Antarctica right now. After four days of work in the waters of the central Ross Sea, the Palmer headed northwest toward the opening of the Southern Ocean. The northernmost end is called Cape […]

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