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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 04:30:00 GMT
Mt Hope is the tallest mountain in the British Antarctic Territory with 3.239 meters
Britain has a new highest mountain after new data showed measurements from old overland surveys were inaccurate. It was thought until this point that Mount Jackson was the tallest mountain in the British Antarctic Territory at ...

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 08:48:00 GMT
South Georgia launches four-year toothfish licensing round
The Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands has launched the next toothfish licensing round. The documentation offered provides information for anyone applying for a license to fish for toothfish in the South...

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 08:44:00 GMT
IAATO launches free iOS and Android for Antarctica guides
The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators launched a free iOS and Android app for staff guiding visitors in Antarctica that makes it quick and easy for users in the field to access essential information, withou...

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 08:56:00 GMT
World's biggest marine reserve in Antarctica's Ross Sea comes into effect
The world's biggest marine reserve in Antarctica officially comes into effect on Friday, in what has been hailed as a "watershed" moment in conservation. The marine protected area in the Ross Sea curbs damaging activities such ...

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
"Silver Cloud" cancels Antarctica cruise and Falklands call following engine failure
The failure of a fuel pump and engine left the "Silver Cloud" adrift as it headed toward Antarctica on November 20, 2017. Power was reportedly restored to the ship in about an hour, permitting the cruise vessel to return to Pue...

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