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Several degrees below canvas - camping in Antarctica

Each year, dozens of British Antarctic Survey researchers head south for an Antarctic summer of science. For many, that means spending up to three months in a tent - Field training camp on an ice fieldthousands of miles away from home and hundreds of miles from the nearest research station. We find out how they cope under canvas in some of the harshest conditions on the planet, and why they do it.


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Images © British Antarctic Survey / Words © Becky Allen.

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