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Cas and Jonsey’s Christmas in Antarctica 2011

December 25, 2012

Margaret Simpson
It's exactly a year to the day since Australian adventurers, James Castrission and Justin Jones, celebrated Christmas in Antarctica during their trek from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole and return.

Extreme South, James Castrission and Justin Jones’ Antarctic adventure

August 2, 2012

Margaret Simpson
   We came to probe its mystery, to reduce this land to terms of science, but there is always the indefinable, which holds aloof yet which rivets our souls"... wrote the Australian geologist and explorer Sir Douglas Mawson of Antarctica, that majestic yet formidable continent located at the southernmost point of our planet, in his 1930 book 'The Home of the Blizzard'.