The SANAE57 (57th SANAE Overwintering) Team is currently onboard the S.A. Agulhas II, heading home after 14months on Antarctica. ALSA was privileged to catch up with the team during take-over (in January) at SANAE IV, the fourth South African National Antarctic Expedition Station.

SANAE57, Overwintering, Antarctica

Back (L-R): Elias Seabi, Lux Tanyana, Sabelo Biyela, Cobus van der Merwe, Hloni Rakoteli; (front) Stephanus Schoeman, Foster Mashele, Will Jelbert, John Skelete, Bo Orton. This photo is also now part of South Africa’s Antarctic Legacy – on the ALSA archive (click here).

Each member of SANAE57 was introduced in the team’s first newsletter. Read below Will Jelbert’s (team leader and doctor of the team) introduction at the start of the expedition and hear what he had to say after the expedition (in take-over). If you want to read more about this expedition member make sure you read the September Edition of this team’s newsletter.

Team Doctor, SANAE57, SANAEIV, Antarctica

Excerpt of SANAE57’s first team newsletter – December 2017 (Click here to view this newsletter)

Antarctica 2019 – Video#3: Meet the SANAE57 Team Leader & Team Doctor

VIDEO.The SANAE57 team is currently on their way home. ALSA got to chat with each team member during take-over. Meet the team leader/doctor as he tells me more about his responsibilities and what he thought of his time at SANAE. Read more here….https://wp.me/p9hUE2-Rx

Posted by Antarctic Legacy of South Africa on Monday, 4 March 2019

 

Anché Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, 05 March 2019

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