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Victoria University Antarctic Research Expedition Science and Logistics Reports 1992-93: VUWAE 37

Field Transport

Field Transport

Transport to and from Antarctica was by LC-130 Hercules transport aircraft operated by VXE-6 (to the ice) and RNZAF (from the ice), both trips were event free.

Field transport on Saturday 14th November 1992 was via two Bombardier Alpine II skidoos to a number of localities along Hut Point Peninsula. These vehicles performed faultlessly.

Transport to an from other field locations was by helicopter (either VXE-6 or RNZAF) and on the ground, by foot.