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Aerial filming at the Ice Base

To get a better view of the Ice Base and the surrounding area, Jamie Buchanan-Dunlop sends up a HD video camera attached to a helium balloon to get an aerial view of the camp and the surrounding area. You can see that the tents are set out in a long line. This is to prevent snow drifts building up and affecting other tents downwind.

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Geography | Ages 11 - 14

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