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A gleaming Southern Monument

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cleaned Southern MonumentIan 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 amount of corrosion apparent on the Southern Monument, and a replacement is being created to circumvent the long-term problem.  The deep cleaning has done marvels to the polished surface as the image shows.  

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...
Friday, August 3rd 2018

Revamped website for the British Antarctic Monument Trust

Below the banner of a perfect Antarctic day photographed by Ivor Morgan on the South 2015 Expedition is our new website. Thanks to the design team at Plexus at Cromarty and the inspiration of Graeme Wilson and the Trustees, the site is colour coded to the Antarctic sky and Emperor Penguins. The Tru… Full Story...
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