Flags all over the world representing a country, an institution, an organisation or a family is seen as an artefact. A flag usually represents something that bring people together, despite differences – even within families. At SANAE base the South African flag is on our SANAE IV base for everyone to see and to send […]
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 […]
In a recent article on ALSA we mentioned that an archive is a by-product of human activity preserved in material to provide a direct window on past events. ALSA wants to be the custodian for these artefacts that are housed at bases and in personal collections. ALSA would like to become the memory of our […]
International Archives day is celebrated on 9 June 2019: Designing the Archives in the 21st Century We would like to think that Antarctic Legacy of South Africa (ALSA) is putting people at the centre of our archive. ALSA is based on an on-going digital based archive at the Stellenbosch University. The ALSA archive aims to […]
Memories from the past available through preservation – and we are once again reminded of this by the passing of SANAE 2 team member. ALSA receives many emails from previous team members of SANAE, Marion and Gough. These are mostly of members wanting to come in contact with past team members. The worldwide web and […]
ALSA would like to wish you a very happy birthday on Gough Island. Anche Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, 22 May 2019.
ALSA would like to wish you a very happy birthday on Gough Island. Anche Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, 10 May 2019.
ALSA would like to wish you a very happy birthday on Gough Island. Anche Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, 05 May 2019.
Collection of: Oliver Hansen Photos taken during SEAmester 2017 and Marion Island 2018 Take-Over Cruise Year: 2017 and 2018 Position: SEAmester 2017 – student; Marion Island 2018 Take-Over Cruise – BirdLife South Africa Volunteer Number of photos contributed: 239 View photos taken by Oliver: Click here Oliver also supplied photos taken by: (Click on the […]
Notice The ALSA Archive will not be available tomorrow, 30 April, due to DSpace upgrading. Thank you ALSA team