The Igloo

Jan. 25, 2013

We don’t have a heck of a lot of outside entertainment at Concordia, and two of my stationmates decided to build an igloo.  It was really impressive and quite a lot bigger than it looked from the outside. We ended up using the igloo as a sort of extra social space, because you’re never too old to have a fort in Antarctica.

DSC01869Cutting wedges for the dome of the igloo

DSC01870Fitting the dome wedges

DSC01871Almost finished

DSC01874The dome of the igloo

DSC01889Arnaud in the igloo

DCIM100GOPROoutside the igloo

happyfoxTesting the integrity of the dome– pretty sturdy!

DCIM100GOPRORelaxing in the igloo

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