Archive for August, 2011

Winter 2011

The return of the sun at Halley has allowed the wintering team to visit the site and perform an inspection.

Looking from the North Halley VI from its north end - photo James Goby/BAS

West looking NorthThe west side looking north - photo James Goby/BAS

The buildings are unoccupied and unheated and have therefore built up a layer of hoar frost which conceals their colour.

The east sideThe east side looking north - photo James Goby/BAS

Looking under the modules to the southLooking under the modules to the south - photo James Goby/BAS

The modules are survived the harsh Antarctic winter with no problems, and the aerodynamics have worked as designed to keep the snow off the skis.

Link | Posted by Mike in Construction on August 19th, 2011