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UK flag Station Sky-Blu / Antarctica UK flag

Latitude : 74°51 S
Longitude : 71°34 W

Time : UTC -4

Sky-Blu is an area of blue ice situated close to Sky-Hi Nunataks suitable for use as an ice runway for wheeled aircraft. Sky-Blu became fully operational as a logistics facility in 1997-98 when an earlier high altitude depot at Sky-Hi Nunataks was abandoned.

In support of the runway, is the main camp which remains year round. It comprises a "melon" hut together with a number of tents, garage, food depot, radio aerial, toilet facility etc.


Credits : Information by British Antarctic Survey. Pictures by Michael Prior-Jones M0MPJ.
Music : Neil Diamond - The Essential - Song Sung Blue / Columbia 2002