Last visit to Halley I (IGY base)

by Jim Parker (chippy 1978)

Some more info on the last visit to IGY base. Andy Allman was the last man out. Kevin Gilbert, Martin Leeson and myself went down on electron ladders, Andy being the only one at the time who knew where it was as he had wintered the previous year. It was completely crushed, with crawling space only. I vaguely remember seeing a coal cooker and various articles. It was situated not far from the cliff edge, east of the drum line leading to the sea-ice observation tower.
[17 October 2007]

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