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Boomerang flight to McMurdo, Antarctica by Zbigniew Malolepszy

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Zbigniew Malolepszy Zbigniew Malolepszy
Explore score
55
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0.07 Gigapixels
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2463
Date added
Jan 06, 2010
Date taken
Jan 06, 2010
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Aboard C-17 jet. 110 people fly to McMurdo Antarctic station from Christchurch, New Zealand. After 5 hours flight we turned back due to bad weather at the landing site www.gigapan.org/gigapans/17976/ . We made so called boomerang and spent next 5 hours heading north to Christchurch.

8 handheld shots, Pentax K10D, 1/15s. f3.5, ISO 800, focal lenght 27 mm


Gigapan Comments (4)

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  1. Keith Rodgerson

    Keith Rodgerson (January 06, 2010, 11:24AM )

    Do Give Sir David and Alistair my best wishes if they're still there. I worked with him on several preojects. Keith Rodgerson

  2. Zbigniew Malolepszy

    Zbigniew Malolepszy (January 06, 2010, 07:19AM )

    nathantw, We were lucky to fly C-17 jet. Some people experienced the boomerang flight on Hercules C-130 www.gigapan.org/gigapans/19393/ It takes 8-9 hours one way from Christchurch, NZ to the Ross Island where the McMurdo station is located.

  3. Nathan Wong

    Nathan Wong (January 06, 2010, 07:09AM )

    Wow, 10 hours of traveling and you still didn't get to your destination. That's crazy.

  4. Keith Rodgerson

    Keith Rodgerson (January 06, 2010, 06:00AM )

    How many shots please!! Did you get there eventually. krbristol Keith Rodgerson, creator of rodgopans

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