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Antarctic researchers rescued from ship – BBC News

BBC NewsRescuers in Antarctica have safely transferred all 52 passengers stranded on the ice-bound research vessel Akademik Shokalskiy. The Australian rescue operators said the scientists and tourists were now all aboard the ship Aurora Australis….

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‘Morale high’ on stranded Antarctica ship – BBC News

BBC NewsMorale among the scientists and research volunteers – or tourists – of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 2013 is surprisingly high. A new year is fast approaching and although that will not be accompanied by…

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Russian ship stuck in ice near Antarctica – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Passengers on a Russian polar expedition ship off Antarctica are getting a whiter Christmas than they probably wanted. The MV Akademik Shokalskiy, with 74 people aboard, got trapped in ice and is waiting…


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