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'We couldn't do it without the Kiwis' - NZDF drive unique fleet of trucks to fetch annual supplies in Antarctica
The New Zealand Defence Force has jumped into action in Antarctica after an icebreaker cleared a 35-kilometre channel to the ice pier, enabling them to fetch annual supplies for McMurdo Station and Scott Base.
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Sixty years ago, Edmund Hillary led a team of 23 men to build what would become Scott Base to support both the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition – in which Hillary reached the South Pole on a Massey Ferguson tractor – and...
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The ice gets thick in Antarctica, so once a year an icebreaker ship comes down to smash it up so supplies can come in.