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Looking back at 2015 – January and February

The year 2015 began in Spitsbergen the way it finished, with a deadly snow avalanche. A young man died buried under masses of snow. He had not been at home when desaster struck, but on his snow mobile, riding steep slopes.

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I was in the Ross Sea. Could hardly have been further away. A long, long sea journes, rich in impressions and experiences of all sorts. After having done this trips already once in 2013, I had three secret wishes for this one: a Ross seal, clear views of Mount Erebus and Cape Adare. I got all of it. Strike home!

last modification: 2016-01-01 · copyright: Rolf Stange