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China's 32nd Antarctic expedition to set out

The icebreaker "Xuelong" will carry a 277-member expedition team and cover about 30,000 nautical miles in the 159-day expedition.

Australian team to retrace Sir Douglas Mawson`s Antarctica expedition

A team of 46 Australian scientists is going to lead a voyage to Antarctica in a bid to retrace Sir Douglas Mawson`s 1911-14 expedition.

Assam conservationist selected for Antarctica expedition

Assam conservationist Rituraj Phukan has been selected to tour Antarctica as a member of British polar explorer Robert Charles Swan`s team for the 15-day International Antarctic Expedition 2013.