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  • Made it to WAIS Divide!

    Posted December 8th, 2008 by celene.carillo@oregonstate.edu

    Just wanted to let you know that I made it to WAIS safe and sound.  The weather and food here are fantastic.  Its hard to believe that I’m on top of an ice sheet in the middle of Antarctica.  It still boggles my mind, even though I’ve been thinking about it for so many months. [...]

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    At McMurdo Station, Antarctica…how old is the food here?

    Posted December 1st, 2008 by celene.carillo@oregonstate.edu

    Date: 12-1-2008
    Location: McMurdo Station, Antarctica
    Time: 11pm
    Latitude: 77°50′46.42″S
    Longitude: 166°39′59.78″E
    Elevation: 34m (112’)
    Temperature: -8 °C ( °F)
    Wind speed: 7-12 knots km/h ( mp/h)
    Wind Chill: -12 °C (°F)
    Visibility: unrestricted
    Clouds: partly cloudy
    Breakfast: Eggs & potatoes
    Lunch: Sandwiches
    Supper: Chili & roast beef & kiwi
    We have been quite busy all day today getting gear together & running errands. It was really nice that [...]

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