China’s 24th Antarctica expedition team heads home

March 11th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin  

Zhongshan Station (Antarctica), March 11 (Xinhua) China’s Antarctic icebreaker, the Snow Dragon, has left the continent’s Zhongshan station for China, winding up the country’s 24th scientific expedition to the region. The Snow Dragon, which left the station Monday, with over 100 researchers on board, is expected to arrive in China’s coastal city of Shanghai April 15.

The expedition team has completed 37 scientific studies and 10 logistic programmes, despite storms and bad weather conditions in Antarctica.

On Nov 12, 2007, the team had left Shanghai for the Antarctica expedition.

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