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December 18, 2019

Scientific breakthrough to the Southern Hemisphere

In was in spring 1955 that I first heard about preparations of an expedition to the Antarctic from Ivan Papanin, then deputy director of the Institute of Oceanology of the USSR Academy of Science. They wanted to set up in that place an observatory for 24/7 observations and conduct first researches in the Southern Ocean, notorious for its heavy storms [...]