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Antarctica’s Flag Brings Focus To The Climate Crisis

Most of the employees have been Norwegian, but the funds for the expedition have been British, offered by Sir George Newnes. The 10 members of the expedition explored Robertson Bay to the west of Cape Adare by dog teams, and later, after becoming picked up by the ship at the base, went ashore on the Ross Ice Shelf for brief journeys. The expedition hut is nonetheless in superior condition and visited regularly by vacationers. Storms routinely batter the station, with winds occasionally exceeding 150 km/h. At other occasions cold mists engulf the Brunt Ice Shelf, developing white-out circumstances. The Swedish...