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52 Rescued From Stranded Antarctic Ship

 
52 Rescued From Stranded Antarctic Ship
Posted Thursday, January 2nd 2014 @ 9am  by Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– Help has finally arrived for 52 tourists and scientists who have been trapped on a ship stranded in Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve. A Chinese helicopter has ferried the adventurers in batches to the Aurora Australis ship that will bring them out out of Antarctic waters and to Tasmania by mid-January, reports the AP. The MV Akademik Shokalskiy's 22 crew members are expected to stay on board the icebound vessel, the BBC notes.

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