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Report 124 -- Thursday, 26 October, 2000

REPORT 124

DATE: Thursday, 26 October, 2000

UNIVERSAL TIME: 0500

LOCAL (SHIP) TIME: 1200

AUSTRALIAN EASTERN STANDARD/SUMMER TIME: 1600

POSITION: -68 33.98 77 53.61

HEADING: n/a

CURRENT SPEED (KNOTS): n/a

DISTANCE TO NEXT WAYPOINT (NAUTICAL MILES): n/a

DISTANCE COVERED LAST 24 HOURS (NAUTICAL MILES): n/a

WEATHER CONDITIONS: cloudy, fine and clear

AIR TEMPERATURE: -16.7 degrees C

SEA TEMPERATURE: -1.7 degrees C

SEA CONDITIONS: n/a

ICE CONDITIONS: fast ice 1.7 m thick with 250 mm snow

REMARKS:

One chopper flew to Zhon Shan with expos and fruit and veg. Minor mechanical probs and worsening weather prevented further flights. Completed discharge of hatch covers this morning and first LIDAR unit was ashore by 1045. Zhon Shan run completed this morning. Now preparing for flights to Rauer Islands. Fuel Transfer planning meeting this afternoon. We appreciate the warm welcome given us by Davis Station and the huge amount of work undertaken by them to prepare for our arrival. 

Regards

Suzanne and Gordon

 


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