Poor visibility halts fresh bid to free ship trapped in Antarctica (72)

Taipei Times 2013.12.30 18:14
AFP, SYDNEY The MV Akademik Shokalskiy sits stranded in ice in Antarctica on Sunday.Photo: Reuters Gusty snow showers which hampered visibility yesterday forced back an Australian icebreaker struggling to reach a scientific expedition ship stranded off Antarctica and also prevented a helicopter rescue, authorities said. The Aurora Australis made it to within 10 nautical miles (18.5km) of the MV
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