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The Mysterious Heir of Extreme Travel - RollingStone.com
In March 2015, an elite group of adventurers boarded the Ortelius, an ice-strengthened cruise ship bound for Bouvet Island. The 29-day journey was long and arduous: Considered by some measurements the remotest landmass on the planet, the Norwegian ...

UK police probe William Baekeland travel fraud claims - BBC News
He said their paths crossed in March 2016 on Polar cruise ship the Ortelius, heading to Bouvet Island in the south Atlantic. During the 35-day expedition, Mr Mitsidis said, Baekeland told fellow explorers he was the great-grandson of Leo Baekeland ...

Heavy Sea Ice Alters 3Y0Z Bouvet Island Team's Itinerary - ARRL
Heavy sea ice east and north of King George Island has slowed navigation between King George Island and Bouvet Island increased the travel risk for the 3Y0Z DXpedition team. As a result, the 3Y0Z DXpedition team will depart from Punta Arenas and sail ...

Keep Track of the 3Y0Z DXpedition Team En Route to Bouvet Island - ARRL
The Bouvet Island 3Y0Z DXpedition team has issued an invitation to follow the team while it's on its way to the “most remote place on Earth." The 3Y0Z team will be using a Garmin InReach SE satellite-tracking device that will enable others to follow ...

King Penguins Are Endangered by Warmer Seas - New York Times
And while king penguins, the second largest penguin species, can swim a 400-mile round trip during that time, they are traveling farther and farther from their nests on the islands near Antarctica, endangering their hungry offspring. As with so many ...

Why Ham Radio Fans Want to Spend Next Summer on an Island Full of Bird Poop - Atlas Obscura
And so all the things that make Baker Island a bad travel prospect for most—its remoteness, its uninhabitedness, its lack of attractions—are catnip for ham operators. Club Log, a popular website for the community, keeps a “Most Wanted” list that ...

Large Donations Making Bouvet 3Y0Z DXpedition a Reality: - eHam.net
The 3Y0Z Bouvet Island DXpedition http://www.bouvetdx.org/ team announced in late December that it had reached "yet another milestone" in its quest to activate Bouvet Island, the second most-wanted DXCC entity (behind the Democratic Republic of North ...

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Bouvet Island region on Wednesday, 11 October - VolcanoDiscovery
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Baby-faced conman who sold the world's richest tourists down the river: He posed as a wealthy aristocrat but he was ... - Daily Mail
But then this trip, which was to take in Bouvet Island, a tiny uninhabited landmass between Antarctica and the bottom tip of South Africa, was not for your regular holidaymaker. The passengers — mostly wealthy, middle-aged men — were 'extreme ...

Bouvet Island - Atlas Obscura
Located 1,404 miles away from the nearest humans—the 271 people who live on the island of Tristan da Cunha, which is incidentally, the most remote inhabited island in the world—Bouvet is not without life, though its vegetation is limited to lichens ...

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