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Ambassador Felicity Aston crosses the Antarctic and supports the Trust

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Trust Ambassador, Feleicty Aston raised over £2501.00 (plus £180.25 Gift Aid) from supporters of her epic trip across Antarctica. The first woman in the World to walk unaided and alone the 1744 kms across the Antarctic from the Ross Ice Shelf to the Ronne Ice Shelf in the Wedell Sea by way of the South Pole. She completed the walk in  59 days starting in mid November.  

Felicity is also the first British woman to traverse Antarctica and she now holds the world record for the longest solo journey made by a woman in the polar regions.

You can support Felicity and the British Antarctic Monument Trust by donating to her appeal on her page Felicity-Aston at JustGiving.

Tuesday, November 6th 2018

Brian Dorsett-Bailey

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Saturday, October 27th 2018

A gleaming Southern Monument

Ian Bury, our contractor friend in the Falkland Islands, has thoroughly polished the Southern Monument in preparation for the influx of tourists either staying for a holiday in the Falklands or passing through on a cruise ship bound for South Georgia and the Antarctic. There has been a significant a… Full Story...
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