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China’s Antarctic expedition team arrives at Zhongshan station

Updated: Dec 29,2017 9:29 AM     Xinhua

Members of China’s Antarctic expedition get off a helicopter after arriving at Zhongshan station in Antarctic, Dec 27, 2017. China’s research icebreaker Xuelong, or Snow Dragon, sailed on a floating ice field 42-km away from the Zhongshan Station. A group of team members took the helicopter to arrive at the station. Xuelong set sail from Shanghai, East China, on Nov 8, beginning the country’s 34th Antarctic expedition. [Photo/Xinhua]

A crane unloads goods and materials from China’s research icebreaker Xuelong, or Snow Dragon, Dec 28, 2017. Members of China’s Antarctic expedition began to unload goods and materials from Xuelong to Zhongshan station in the Antarctic. [Photo/Xinhua]

Members of China’s Antarctic expedition check the thickness of ice after getting off China’s research icebreaker Xuelong, or Snow Dragon, near Zhongshan station in the Antarctic, Dec 28, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua]

A crane unloads goods and materials from China’s research icebreaker Xuelong, or Snow Dragon, Dec 28, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua]

A helicopter transports goods and materials from China’s research icebreaker Xuelong, or Snow Dragon, to Zhongshan station in the Antarctic, Dec 28, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua]

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