Britain to open new £26m Antarctic research station

Britain’s dramatic new £25.8 million Halley VI Antarctic research station is to become fully operational this month.

6th February, 2013
Britain's new Halley VI research station.

Britain’s dramatic new £25.8 million Halley VI Antarctic research station is to become fully operational this month.

The British Antartic Survey (BAS) said that its new station signalled “a new dawn for 21st century polar research” and the centre was et to become an icon for British science, architecture and engineering.

The Halley VI is being opened one hundred years after Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s Antarctic expeditions, which also featured Kerryman...

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