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Itinerary

 

March 10-12

In Punta Arenas, Chile, ship-laboratory set-up, cargo unpacking, and logistical meetings.  View map.
 

March 12-15

Transit southbound across open-ocean Drake Passage from Punta Arenas to Admiralty Bay, South Shetland Islands.

March 15

Arrive Admiralty Bay, conduct science operations for up to 8 hrs.

March 15-16

Transit southbound from Admiralty Bay to Palmer Station for service call.

Contingency Plan-A (if ice conditions in Lallemand Fjord are favorable)

March 16

Depart Palmer Station and transit southbound to Lallemand Fjord.

March 17-22

Arrive at Lallemand Fjord and conduct science operations.

Contingency Plan-B (if ice conditions in Lallemand Fjord are not favorable)

March 16

Depart Palmer Station and transit southbound to southern Bismarck Strait.

March

17-18

Conduct science operations in contingency areas southbound to Lallemand Fjord.

March 18-22

Conduct contingency science operations near Lallemand Fjord.

March 22

Depart Lallemand Fjord northbound to Brialmont Cove.

March 22-23

Arrive Brialmont Cove and conduct science operations.

March 23

Depart Brialmont Cove.

March 23-24

Conduct science operations in transit southbound  to Andvord Bay,

March 24

Depart Andvord bay.

March 24-25

Transit to Palmer Station for a service call.

March 26

Depart Palmer Station, transiting via Neumeyer Strait.

March 30

Arrive Punta Arenas, Chile.

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