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Looking for a small bon voyage gift for the Antarctica/Falklands bound

One of my dearest friends and his husband are going to Antarctica and The Falklands in a few weeks and I would like to get them a small going away gift. If you have been to these places, is there a small thing you wish you had with you? [more inside]
posted by Room 641-A on Oct 28, 2016 - 12 answers

Antarctic Fiction

I know there are one or two posts on AskMe on this, but the last one was posted 2012 so I figure an update is due. [more inside]
posted by New England Cultist on Oct 16, 2016 - 23 answers

Polar bear climate refugees in Antarctica?

The recent declines of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean have me wondering. Would it be plausible (or even possible) to establish a viable population of polar bears in Antarctica? [more inside]
posted by nicepersonality on Feb 20, 2016 - 14 answers

I want to go to Antartica.

I would like to go work in Antartica for a while. How do I make it happen? [more inside]
posted by halogen on Jan 29, 2016 - 19 answers

How can I find out more about McMurdo Station in Antarctica?

I enjoyed learning about McMurdo Station in Antarctica from Encounters at the End of the World: how can I find out more about that place and what it's like to live there? Ideally I'm looking for films or TV shows but also good magazine articles, books, websites, all either fiction or non-fiction (as long as the fiction is somewhat based in reality).
posted by Kirn on Sep 1, 2012 - 18 answers

NECCO Wafers at the South Pole?

Admiral Byrd took 2 1/2 tons of NECCO Wafers to Antarctica? Citation needed. Can you help? [more inside]
posted by RevRob330 on Aug 23, 2012 - 29 answers

Trying to go to McMurdo Station in Antarctica for a drink and then leave after about six hours

I would like to go from Chicago to McMurdo Station in Antarctica, have a drink at the local bar, hang about for about six hours or so, and then leave. Any ideas on how I would go about doing that?
posted by dabradfo on Feb 18, 2011 - 13 answers

How to be a doctor on Antarctica?

I want to be a doctor who works in Antarctica. How should I go about this? [more inside]
posted by sunnichka on Dec 21, 2010 - 12 answers

Dating a photo of Amundsen

I'm wondering if anyone can find information about when this photo of Roald Amundsen, the famous antarctic explorer was taken. It is the frontispiece to his book, The South Pole
posted by outlandishmarxist on Sep 9, 2010 - 5 answers

3-2-1 Contact Incidental Music (Antarctica)

During the 3-2-1 Contact episodes about Antarctica, there was some incidental music used. What is that incidental music? [more inside]
posted by oonh on Aug 6, 2010 - 1 answer

Searching for ancient Antarctic Moss

Trying to find detailed info on 5,000-year-old Moss living on the Antarctic Peninsula for my "Oldest Living Things in the World" project. [more inside]
posted by OLTW on May 15, 2010 - 5 answers

How can I get to Antarctica cheaply from Argentina?

Has anyone traveled to Antarctica from Argentina? I'm trying to find a cheap way to get there via Buenos Aires.
posted by brokekid on Jan 3, 2010 - 6 answers

Learning from Shackleton: How to Prepare for Voyage to Antarctica?

Next week I'm going to Antarctica via smallish boat (about 40 passengers) after a brief stop in Buenos Aires. The trip is 12 days long. What do I need to know? [more inside]
posted by carmicha on Dec 3, 2009 - 17 answers

How does the sewage and electrical systems work at an established station in Antarctica?

How does the sewage and electrical systems work at an established station in Antarctica? [more inside]
posted by querty on Dec 8, 2008 - 11 answers

Antarctica, eh?

Are there any agencies or organizations that hire Canadians to do IT work in Antarctica?
posted by Jairus on Apr 24, 2005 - 5 answers

Getting Mail from the Antarctic

Do you know where I must send mail to get it forwarded from the British Antarctic? [more inside]
posted by missbossy on Mar 25, 2005 - 3 answers

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