The S.A. Agulhas II departing from East Pier, Cape Town Harbour with the 64th Gough Island Overwintering team on-board.
The 74th Marion Island Overwintering team departed on 06 April 2017 (Photo) and returned to Cape Town on 07 May 2018 (Photo).
Click on the link below and view their official team photo among the previous Marion Island overwintering teams.
Marion Island Team Photos
Anché Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, 30 May 2018
See below a few useful aspects of our website
This is your gateway to the South African National Antarctic Programme.
On the Home page, the latest news will be published and older news articles will be located in the News page, where you can also view the calendar for the announcements of upcoming events.
Want to know more about South Africa’s research stations in the Antarctic region? Navigate to Stations. Here you can view photos, videos and a map of the chosen research station.
Want to see photo’s of previous overwintering teams? Navigate to Team structure and make sure you press the ‘team photos‘ icon.
Are you getting ready for an expedition and want to make sure you know what to pack and what not to pack? Navigate to Own Supplies, Prohibited Supplies or Issued Supplies (if you want to see what will be supplied by DEA). Another page highly recommended before an expedition is ‘Advice for Overwinterers‘.
Are you aware of the current or previous SANAP projects, funded by the National Research Foundation? See Current Research Projects or Previous Research Projects.
Are you interested in working on Antarctica, Marion or Gough Island. See Jobs, for all available overwintering positions.
Please do not hesitate to fill in the contact form or email directly for any queries.
Anché Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, 18 May 2018.