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The Southern Monument is taking shape

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The Southern Monument has been created in miniature – a maquette of the monument was available for the Planning Department in Stanley to allow them to visualise the impact the structure could create at Dockyard Point.The engineering diagrams and construction methods of the Flame are being finalized, as are the inscriptions on the plinth below. 

The Flame in the workshop

Oliver Barratt (Sculptor) with Brian Dorsett Bailey (Trustee) on a visit to see progress in the construction of The Flame

On one side of the plinth will be a panel showing the link between the Northern and Southern Monuments.

 Plinth inscription

Design of the panel on one face of the plinth below the Southern Monument

Similar information will be added to the Northern Monument in the grounds of the Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge, but the panel will be of a different form to fit in with its geometry and setting.

Tuesday, November 6th 2018

Brian Dorsett-Bailey

Brian Dorsett-Bailey, who has died aged 79, was a Trustee of the British Antarctic Monument Trust. He was the brother of Jeremy Bailey who died in a crevasse accident in 1965 near the British Antarctic Survey base of Halley Bay. Jeremy was a pioneer in the technology of ice-depth radar which allowe… Full Story...
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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