Antarctic Research Vessel- Modifications 2001-2002 Section 11, Refuges


Section XI of the Modifications of Activities Planned for 2002-2003 notes changes to existing refuges and survival caches in the McMurdo area as well as deactivated camps and stations elsewhere on the continent.


The following changes to these facilities occurred during the 2002-2003 season:

Tamseis Camp

 

Position:

81 39.14'S, 122 35.27'E

Camp winterized for the season. One 8 x 12 Weatherhaven remains standing. Food, fuel, and survival cache were staged on site for use during the 2003-2004 field season.

Onset D Camp

 

Position:

80 45.65'S, 125 47.60'W

Camp winterized for the season. No structures remain standing. A small amount of equipment remains to be retrograded during the 2003-2004 field season.

Siple Dome Camp

 

Position:

81 39'S, 149 04'E

Camp winterized for the season. No structures remain standing.  Structures and equipment have been staged for retrograde.

Byrd Surface Camp

 

Position:

80 01'S, 119 32'E

Camp winterized for the season. One Jamesway remains standing. Food, fuel and survival equipment are on site. All permanent structures have been removed from the camp.        

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