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Australian Icebreaker Still Aground in Antarctica

The Australian icebreaker Aurora Australis aground at West Arm in Horseshoe Harbour, near the Mawson station in Antarctica. Photo credit: Australian Antarctic DivisionAustralia’s most powerful icebreaker Aurora Australis remains Aground in Antarctica near Mawson station after the ship broke free from its moorings during a blizzard on Wednesday.  All 68 expeditioners and crew remain on board and are safe and well, an update from Australia’s Antarctic Division said. The expeditioners are expected to be transferred to Mawson research station once conditions allow.  […]

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