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Midwinter 2022

We would like to wish our teams on Antarctica, Marion Island, and Gough Island a happy midwinter. You can find the current teams’ Midwinter greeting cards here: SANAE 61 Marion 79 Gough 67 View some previous midwinter cards here: SANAE Marion Island Gough Island Did you/will you be celebrating midwinter with some old team members? […]

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A solstice can be defined in a number of ways but few really explain the mechanics of the phenomenon. Firstly, a solstice can be said to be either of the times each year when the sun is furthest from the equator. It is also the time when the sun is vertically above the Tropic of […]

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From Anché  Louw, John Cooper and Ria Olivier, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, 22 June 2017

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Where:      Ilala Palm Lodge, 545 3rd Rd (corner Dr Swanepoel Rd), Montana, PRETORIA (see “Directions” below)  When:       Friday 23 June 2017 from @3pm till late Own cost:  Various excellent “braai” specials till @6pm (or A La Carte thereafter) e.g. 500g T-bone, pap, sous & salad @R55 (with double brandy & coke @R65) ** Drinks prices […]