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Patriot Hills, Antarctica 27th April 2007

3 Responses to “Patriot Hills, Antarctica”

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    jim:

    Thank God there are places like this left in the world. Not a pepsi can in sight… for now.

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    jason:

    It\'s quite impossible to acquire a sense of scale here. On first glance, the \'mountains\' you mentioned seemed just small hills a few hundred meters away.

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    ferenc ecseki:

    great landscape … finally a place without telephone poles :) … I love your explanations … nice to learn something interesting with almost every photo!!!

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Patriot Hills, Antarctica

The story behind "Patriot Hills, Antarctica"

Patriot Hills is the small range where the commercial and scientific bases of the same name are based.

Most people only stay a short while to take a connecting Twinotter flight to the South Pole or to Mt Vinson, but there are actually some nice hikes in the area, like this ridge hike over the hills. It is very hard to estimate how far the other mountains are, the air is so pure that estimates are normally far off from the truth and a seemingly short walk can take hours in practice!

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