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Antarctic research. Glaciologists taking samples of seawater from below the George VI Ice Shelf. In the background are the mountains of the Douglas Range, Alexander Island. Analysis of the samples can help understanding of past climate change and current interaction with the ice shelf. Antarctic fieldwork takes place in the perpetual daylight of summer. These researchers are part of the British Antarctic Survey.
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