South Pole Scientific Expedition


For the first time, India launched a scientific expedition to the South Pole on 13th November 2010 from Maitri. The 8-member team collected valuable atmospheric aerosol data and several short ice cores in the course of its transect from the Schiramcher Oasis to the South Pole The team reached the South Pole on 22nd November, 2010. and on completion of all the scientific tasks, returned to ‘Maitri’ on 1st December 2010.

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