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Ukrainians shot rare clouds over Antarctica: they are icy and mother-of-pearl – photo

Unusual pearl-colored ice clouds have appeared over the Ukrainian scientific station Akademik Vernadsky in Antarctica. This is reported by the National Antarctic Science Center on Facebook.   These clouds are composed of ice crystals, are observed in the polar regions and form above most clouds -...

While Ukraine is “melting” from the heat, the polar explorers on Vernadsky have a winter fairy tale: frosty photo

On June 21, the Ukrainian scientific station "Akademik Vernadsky" celebrated the middle of winter - this day in Antarctica is traditionally called Midwinter. On the occasion of the holiday, Oksana Savenko, an employee of the National Antarctic Center, posted yesterday's photo.   “On the midwinter holiday,...

Ukrainians come closer to solving the mystery of the “mysterious skeleton of a whale” in Antarctica – photo

Not far from the Ukrainian Antarctic station Akademik Vernadsky lies the "mysterious skeleton of a whale." Ukrainian polar explorers have selected samples that will help unravel its secrets, the National Antarctic Science Center reports.   The skeleton of a whale is located on the coast of...

A new largest iceberg has appeared in the world – it is as large as five Kievs: photo

From the western side of the Ronne Ice Shelf, which lies in the Weddell Sea in Antarctica, a huge iceberg A-76 broke away. Its area is 4320 km², which is commensurate with the area of ​​five Kyivs (839 km²). This is stated on the...

Ukrainians Met An Elephant Seal In Antarctica. He Was Not Particularly Welcoming – Photo

Ukrainian polar explorers met an elephant seal in Antarctica. This was announced on Facebook by a member of the 25th Ukrainian Antarctic Expedition Yevhen Prokopchuk.   According to Prokopchuk, polar explorers are well aware of Weddell seals, they often meet crabeater seals at the Vernadsky station,...

Scientists Have Found Traces Of An Ancient Meteorite In Antarctica

An international team of scientists found traces of an ancient meteorite explosion in Antarctica. The research is published in the journal Science Advances.   As noted, researchers have discovered 17 magmatic particles in the Cer-Rondane mountains in Antarctica. After analyzing the chemical composition of the particles,...