beautiful pictures from China’s Antarctic exploration ship, Xuelong

Posted: April 13, 2009 in Attractions
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Xuelong or Snow Dragon is the only Antarctic exploration ship of China. on April 9, 2009. The Snow Dragon, or “Xuelong” in Chinese, arrived in Shanghai on Thursday, marking the conclusion of China’s 25th Antarctic scientific expedition. On April 12, 2009, A helicopter carrying four people crashed into the Yangtze River near Shanghai soon after taking off from the Antarctic expedition ship anchored in the harbor, leaving three injured and the other missing. Today we will take some pictures which are taken during the Antarctic exploration of China.

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xuelong ship

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xuelong ship and its helicopter

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the Greatwall station of China in Antarctica

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the iceberg in Antarctica

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