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50: BASE Jumping: Broken Limbs
Sep 2, 2005

Falling through ice is nothing new in Antarctica and something the researchers there have to be careful of, especially when moving by large vehicle. Antarctica is in a constant state of freezing and thawing and its terrain of ice is constantly changing. In its summer the continent shrinks down closer to its actual land area size and in the winters the surrounding ice grows to double the continent’s surface area.