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Capt. Pieter Lenie views ice conditions after the research vessel HERO met impenetrable ice on Dec. 3, 1977. Passing of a Legend
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Monday April 20, 2015

Those who knew Capt. Pieter J. Lenie - the scientists who depended on him to reach the unreachable and the crew that depended upon him for their lives - the long-serving master of the research vessel Hero was, well, a hero. His death at age 91 marks the end of an era.
Work on Scott's Hut at Cape Evans, also located along the volcanic coastline of Ross Island, started in 2008. Project Complete
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Friday February 27, 2015

Completion of the conservation work at Discovery Hut in January marked the conclusion of a decade-long effort to protect three of the first human-built structures in Antarctica.

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