• Short Summary

    THE DANISH ICE-BREAKER "MAGGA DAN" SAILED FROM ANTWERP FOR ANTARCTICA YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) WITH 13 BELGIAN AND DUTCH SCIENTISTS ABOARD.

  • Description

    THE DANISH ICE-BREAKER "MAGGA DAN" SAILED FROM ANTWERP FOR ANTARCTICA YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) WITH 13 BELGIAN AND DUTCH SCIENTISTS ABOARD.

    THEY WILL CARRY OUT RESEARCH IN THE INTERNATIONAL GEOPHYSICAL YEAR PROGRAMMED, AND WILL OPERATE FOR 15 MONTHS FROM THE KING BAUDOUIN BASE SET UP IN ANTARCTICA IN 1958.

    THE EXPEDITION IS THE FIFTH CARRIED OUT BY BELGIUM SINCE 1897 - AND IS HEADED BY M.LUC CABES.SOME 400 TONS OF SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT, INCLUDING AN AMERICAN-LENT RADAR, TWO HOVERCRAFT AND OTHER VEHICLES ARE ON BOARD THE SHIP.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2859MHSJNREVQRSPRSMO0T1NU
    Media URN:
    VLVA2859MHSJNREVQRSPRSMO0T1NU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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