Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Sunrise in Antarctica – in pictures

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Antarctica Live

Sunrise in Antarctica – in pictures

Laurence Topham and Alok Jha are travelling with the Australasian Antarctic Expedition. On Tuesday, the expedition will reach Commonwealth Bay on the Antarctic coast and begin a quest to reach the huts used as a base by the explorer Douglas Mawson on his ill-fated expedition a hundred years ago
Antarctica Live: sunrise over ice floes
Sunrise over ice floes. Photograph: Laurence Topham/Guardian
Antarctica Live: sunrise over ice floes
Photograph: Laurence Topham/Guardian
Antarctica Live: sunrise over ice floes
Photograph: Laurence Topham/Guardian
Antarctica Live: dawn light on ice
Photograph: Laurence Topham/Guardian
Antarctica Live: Alok Jha prays for a video to upload
Alok Jha prays to the satellite gods after four hours trying to upload a video from the freezing deck of the Akademik Shokalskiy. Photograph: Laurence Topham/Guardian
Antarctica Live: MacBook uploads a video
His prayers were answered. You can view the video of their first day crashing through the Antarctic ice field, sailing past an iceberg and watching wildlife here. Photograph: Laurence Topham/Guardian
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