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Raid trail left the station

3 Dec 2013, 16:54 UTC
Raid trail left the station
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Bruno Limouzy just sent an email from Concordia research station saying the first 'Raid trail' is leaving back to the Antarctic coast, just two days after arriving with cargo and equipment. A Raid trail supplies Concordia with heavier cargo and … Continue reading →

Previous Raid arriving at Concordia. Credits IPEV/PNRA-B. Limouzy
Bruno Limouzy just sent an email from Concordia research station saying the first 'Raid trail' is leaving back to the Antarctic coast, just two days after arriving with cargo and equipment.
A Raid trail supplies Concordia with heavier cargo and is an impressive caravan on skis. The trek is over 1000 km with tractors pulling many containers across the white desert of Antarctica with a height difference of 3000 m.
Credits: ESA
Bruno has taken part in previous expeditions to supply Concordia and the travel is quite exhaustive just to get to the Antarctic coast. From Paris, France he travelled to Hong Kong on a stopover to Auckland, New Zealand. From there he continued to Christchurch also in New Zealand and had to wait three days until a C130 aircraft flew him to the Italian Mario Previous Raid arriving at Cap Prud'homme. Credits: IPEC/PNRA-B. LimouzyZuchelli station. The next ...

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