Friday, November 2, 2007
Chile Continues to Reinforce Presence in Antarctica
As part of asserting their right to part of the water off of Antarctica that is also claimed by Britian, Chile is now planning an expedition to the South Pole. They will send a team of 20 scientists and military personnel to explore the remote areas around the South Pole. The main purpose is to study about the geographical surroundings of the area with a hope of learning about the natural resources here. Here is the news article about the expedition.