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Goods, materials sent to China's Zhongshan Antarctic Station

2008-11-27 03:10:59 GMT2008-11-27 11:10:59 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A helicopter carries navigational kerosene from China's Antarctic ice breaker Xuelong, or Snow Dragon, to China's Zhongshan Antarctic Station, on Nov. 26, 2008. Xuelong was blocked by thick ice around the Antarctica during her 25th expedition to Antarctica. To keep up with the schedule, the science expedition team began to send goods and materials by helicopter to China's Zhongshan Antarctic Station under good weather condition. (Xinhua Photo)

A helicopter carries navigational kerosene from China's Antarctic ice-breaker Xuelong, or Snow Dragon to China's Zhongshan Antarctic Station, on Nov. 26, 2008. Xuelong was blocked by thick ice around the Antarctica during her 25th expedition to Antarctica. To keep up with the schedule, the science expedition team began to send goods and materials by helicopter to China's Zhongshan Antarctic Station under good weather condition. (Xinhua Photo)

China's ice breaker Xuelong or "Snow Dragon" is blocked by thick ice around the Antarctica during her 25th expedition to Antarctica, on Nov. 24, 2008. An ice detection team was formed on Tuesday to search for new routes due to the thick and condensed ice that stopped the ice breaker. (Xinhua/Liu Yizhan)

Several members of the ice detection team walk on the ice to search for routes while China's ice breaker Xuelong or "Snow Dragon" is blocked by thick ice around the Antarctica during her 25th expedition to Antarctica, on Nov. 24, 2008.(Xinhua/Liu Yizhan)

Several members of the ice detection team walk on the ice to search for routes while China's ice breaker Xuelong or "Snow Dragon" is blocked by thick ice around the Antarctica during her 25th expedition to Antarctica, on Nov. 24, 2008. (Xinhua/Liu Yizhan)

A helicopter carries navigational kerosene from China's Antarctic ice breaker Xuelong, or Snow Dragon, to China's Zhongshan Antarctic Station, on Nov. 26, 2008. Xuelong was blocked by thick ice around the Antarctica during her 25th expedition to Antarctica. To keep up with the schedule, the science expedition team began to send goods and materials by helicopter to China's Zhongshan Antarctic Station under good weather condition.

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