Japanese icebreaker rescues stranded Aussie Antarctic researchers

Mar 7, 2016

Japanese icebreaker rescues stranded Aussie Antarctic researchers

The Maritime Self-Defense Force icebreaker Shirase has rescued 66 expedition members from Australia’s Mawson research station in Antarctica, the Australian government said Monday. The Shirase is now on its way to a different Australian Antarctic research base, some 2,300 km away, where the rescued ...