Thought for the day….’ Heaven on earth is a choice you must make, not a place that you must find”
” Just because you are not sick does not mean that you are healthy”. ” Follow your heart, but take your brain with you”.
I was very happy NOT to be at Scott Amundsen base in Antartica on 2nd July. According to the weather site, Wunderground, the warmest that it reached (and warmest is probably not the word to use, rather the least cold) was -61 degrees Centigrade. It did go down as low as -67 degrees during the day, so probably NOT the place to be. Apparently, Americans have occupied the geographic South Pole since 1956. The research base there is at 2835m on an ice sheet that is around 2700m thick at that point. As the ice sheet is moving, then the station moves by about 10m a year. The temperature there has gone as low as -82 degrees centigrade. Due to the low humitidy in the air, it only receives around 20cm of snow a year. It is currently so cold there that the webcam is disabled!!
And a photo of a staircase today, just to show the interesting curves. Converted from colour to BW for the best results.
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