Digging a Slope Through the Ice Foot to Launch Boats,
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- 1985-86 - Signy Island - Antarcticans Database Project -
End of the winter. It's time to try and get the boats into the water, but there's still a substantial ice-foot around the island. Here Paul Burren and Rick Price (along with other help, presently getting the grips in) are hacking away at the "step" to make a slope. Hot work on a fine spring day.
Photo; © Paul Ward