All about Antarctica from someone who has been there once. I hope to go back to write a book with the same name as this blog.
Sunday, March 15, 2009
Russian Novolazarevskaya Antarctic Base Celebrates 50 Years
Russia's Novolazarevskaya (nee Lazarev) base celebrates 50 years of operation today, March 15, 2009. The base was named after Mikhail Lazarev, who was a co-lead the first Russian Antarctic expedition from 1819-1821. It sounds like the original base was quickly mothballed and the Novolazarevskaya station nearby was built. Read more about the base and its 50th anniversary here.
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