Mark Ryan, Antarctica

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Cathy Moore abseiling down cliffs of Brunt Ice Shelf to Emperor Penguin colony at Windy Cove, Halley Research Station.  Antarctica. Duncan Cameron belays in a wind blown ice cave, whilst climbing in the 'Hinge Zone' Brunt Ice Shelf, Antarctica. Karl Farkas climbing on the frozen in bergs of the Hinge Zone, Brunt Ice Shelf. Antarctica.
The ice cliffs of the Brunt Ice Shelf, and moon lit by the faint glow of the absent sun. Antarctica. A dead Emperor Penguin and newly hatched chick on the sea ice of the Weddell Sea.  Windy Cove, Antarctica. An Emperor Penguin chick calling to its parent for food. Weddell Sea, Antarctica.
An Emperor Penguin chick aged about 12 weeks. Windy Cove, Weddell Sea, Antarctica. All frosted up visiting  Emperor Penguins at -35 Centigrade during winter. Weddell Sea, near Halley Research Station, Antarctica Playful Emperor Penguin chicks on the frozen Weddell Sea, Antarctica.
A three week old Emperor Penguin chick feeding. Weddell Sea, Antarctica. Welder James Parker works on in poor weather to complete refitting of a support leg at Halley Research Station. Brunt Ice Shelf, Antarctica. Welder James Parker works on in poor weather to complete refitting of a support leg at Halley Research Station. Brunt Ice Shelf, Antarctica.
The signpost outside Halley Research Station showing distances to various other stations and places. Antarctica. Venturing outside in 50 knots & blowing snow at Halley Research Station, Brunt Ice Shelf. Antarctica. Lyndsey Bishop skidooing at Halley Research Station around the time when the sun sets completely for winter. Antarctica.
Tethersonde being flown under a helium filled Blimp to profile wind speed and temperature in the Boundary Layer above Halley Research Station, Antarctica. Engineer Jon Seddon adjusts the stays on the antennae of the Southern Hemisphere Auroral Radar Experiment (SHARE) at Halley Research Station, Antarctica. Winter. Rising moon behind the Southern Hemisphere Auroral Radar Experiment (SHARE) at Halley Research Station, Antarctica, after the sun has set for winter.
Filling the melt tank (snow melting system), in poor weather at Halley Research Station, Brunt Ice Shelf, Antarctica. Visiting a moonlit caboose (cabin) near the cliffs of Brunt Ice Shelf, Antarctica in depths of winter. SnoCats  were used for transport. Duncan Cameron digging out a Nansen sledge during a 'blow' near Halley Research Station, Brunt Ice Shelf, Antarctica.
Elizabeth Hudd releasing the daily helium filled balloon & radiosonde at Halley Res. Station, Antarctica to record temperature, wind speed, humidity & pressure up to approx 20km. Taken at 10.30 am in Winter. Midday during the winter at Halley Research Staiton, Brunt Ice Shelf, Antarctica. Snowed in skidoos in foreground. 22 sun halo, with sun pillar, sun streak, Lowitz arcs, Upper Tangent Arc and Parry Arc at the top of the halo, all caused by diamond dust in the air above Halley Research Station, Brunt Ice Shelf. Antarctica.
Ian Marriott arranges a belay in a wind blown cave in the 'Hinge Zone', Brunt Ice Shelf, Antarctica. Star trails on a clear night over a British Antarctic Survey winter campsite in 'Hinge Zone', Brunt Ice Shelf, Antarctica. Salt crystals on newly formed sea ice with Brunt Ice Shelf cliffs in background. Weddell Sea, Antarctica.
Duncan Cameron returns to his pyramid tent at a winter British Antarctic Survey campsite in -35 Cent. in the 'Hinge Zone', Brunt Ice Shelf, Antarctica. Caboose (cabin) near the coast of the Brunt Ice Shelf, Antarctica during a 'blow'.  The Nansen Sledge in front carries all supplies for 10 days out in the field. Steve Hinde explores an ice cave in the 'Hinge Zone', Brunt Ice Shelf, Antarctica.

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