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Polarstern Cruises The Polar Waters

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RV Polarstern

Credit: Hannes Grobe/AWI.

The German research icebreaker RV Polarstern (meaning pole star) conducts scientific research missions in the Arctic and Antarctic waters. In the above…Read More »









image, the Polarstern is navigating the waters near Scoresby Sund in Eastern Greenland.

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