Marek Kamiñski: Solo in Antarctica

Trekking to the South Pole

Trasa

A R G O S --- Satellite Log

Day Date Local
time
Polish
time
CET
Latitude
S
Longitude
W
Distance
to the
South Pole
[km]
Air
temperature
[deg]
Message
1 04 NOV 95 15:38 21:38 78.14.59 45.11.24 1308.006 -19 START
2 05 NOV 95 23:15 05:15 78.20.13 45.33.00 1298.297 -20 White out
3 06 NOV 95 10:58 16:58 78.21.00 45.30.25 1296.845 -20 Bad weather
4 07 NOV 95 - - ? ? 1289.985? ? No data
5 08 NOV 95 23:50 05:50 78.38.49 46.38.20 1263.789 -17 Bad weather
6 09 NOV 95 23:29 05:29 78.46.30 46.06.11 1249.535 -20 Bad weather
7 10 NOV 95 11:12 17:12 78.54.07 47.28.01 1235.403 -17 Very good weather
8 11 NOV 95 22:48 04:48 79.06.11 47.49.22 1213.015 -18 All O.K.
9 12 NOV 95 22:35 04:35 79.20.13 48.13.37 1186.981 -21 All O.K.
10 13 NOV 95 23:42 05:42 79.31.37 48.31.12 1165.830 -21 Bad weather
11 14 NOV 95 23:19 05:19 79.44.42 49.06.39 1141.556 -14 High winds
12 15 NOV 95 22:58 04:58 79.57.32 49.26.10 1117.747 ? Bad weather
13 16 NOV 95 00:38 06:38 80.10.22 49.50.38 1093.939 -14 Bad weather
14 17 NOV 95 23:53 05:53 80.22.30 50.14.52 1071.427 -18 Bad weather
15 18 NOV 95 11:17 17:17 80.22.44 50.15.18 1070.993 -17 White out
16 19 NOV 95 23:10 05:10 80.48.36 50.49.51 1023.005 -16 All O.K.
17 20 NOV 95 - - ? ? 1022.025? ? No data
18 21 NOV 95 10:33 16:33 81.02.34 51.04.44 997.091 -16 All O.K.
19 22 NOV 95 23:46 05:46 81.31.01 51.20.42 944.308 -14 Drifting snow
20 23 NOV 95 23:23 05:23 81.45.36 51.26.52 917.253 -12 Drifting snow
21 24 NOV 95 01:04 07:04 81.45.50 51.26.45 916.820 -17 Drifting snow
22 25 NOV 95 00:42 06:42 82.01.33 51.33.57 887.659 -18 Drifting snow
23 26 NOV 95 23:59 05:59 82.32.20 51.32.20 830.550 -17 White out
24 27 NOV 95 01:06 07:06 82.31.51 51.55.37 831.445 -18 White out
25 28 NOV 95 11:21 17:21 82.35.49 51.56.56 824.087 -12 Crevasses
26 29 NOV 95 00:55 06:55 82.52.33 51.49.37 793.042 -17 High winds
27 30 NOV 95 00:35 06:35 83.07.40 52.06.11 764.995 -17 Drifting snow
28 01 DEC 95 10:16 16:16 83.24.54 52.26.56 733.022 -13 Bad weather
28 01 DEC 95 10:35 16:35 83.25.22 52.10.30 732.156 -14 Bad weather
29 02 DEC 95 00:12 06:12 83.39.32 52.09.07 705.875 -14 Bad weather
30 03 DEC 95 01:07 07:07 83.57.07 52.03.03 673.252 -20 All O.K.
31 04 DEC 95 00:46 06:46 84.11.56 52.01.08 645.762 -18 All O.K.
32 05 DEC 95 00:24 06:24 84.29.34 52.00.48 613.049 -13 Hard sastrugi
33 06 DEC 95 00:02 06:02 84.45.57 51.58.44 582.652 -16 Hard sastrugi
34 07 DEC 95 01:21 07:21 85.02.01 51.48.25 552.846 -17 White out
35 08 DEC 95 00:59 06:59 85.14.45 51.46.48 529.218 -14 Hard sastrugi
36 09 DEC 95 00:38 06:38 85.29.56 52.07.22 501.050 -15 Hard sastrugi
37 10 DEC 95 00:26 06:26 85.44.09 52.11.20 474.674 -14 Drifting snow
38 11 DEC 95 01:35 07:35 85.58.08 51.54.57 448.729 -18 Strong wind (Blizzard)
39 12 DEC 95 01:12 07:12 86.09.03 51.41.56 428.481 -14 Drifting snow
40 13 DEC 95 00:50 06:50 86.23.52 51.30.32 400.990 -12 Drifting snow
41 14 DEC 95 01:24 07:24 86.38.52 51.59.06 373.160 -18 Hard sastrugi
42 15 DEC 95 01:14 07:14 86.52.55 52.01.08 347.091 -13 Hard sastrugi
43 16 DEC 95 01:24 07:24 87.07.37 51.42.18 319.818 -20 Hard sastrugi
44 17 DEC 95 01:02 07:02 87.21.18 51.40.44 294.435 -20 Hard sastrugi
45 18 DEC 95 00:41 06:41 87.35.49 51.44.06 267.502 -22 Hard sastrugi
46 19 DEC 95 00:29 06:29 87.49.20 52.16.48 242.427 -19 Bad weather
47 20 DEC 95 02:01 08:01 88.06.03 53.15.25 211.413 -14 White out
48 21 DEC 95 01:15 07:15 88.21.36 51.34.30 182.556 -15 White out
49 22 DEC 95 01:37 07:37 88.36.43 52.40.37 154.513 -18 White out
50 23 DEC 95 01:27 07:27 88.50.52 53.06.03 128.255 -23 Bad weather
51 24 DEC 95 01:19 07:19 89.06.42 53.13.33 98.876 -16 Bad weather
52 25 DEC 95 15:40 21:40 89.31.08 50.58.19 53.535 -16 Bad weather
53 26 DEC 95 11:12 17:12 89.42.46 56.26.09 31.988 -17 All O.K.
53 26 DEC 95 15:17 21:17 89.51.10 53.19.15 16.331 -17 All O.K.
54 27 DEC 95 04:49 10:49 89.59.09 65.01.58 2.202 -23 All O.K.
On the 14 December 1911 Roald Amundsen and his travellers Olav Bjaaland, Sverre Hassel, Helmer Hanssen and Oscar Wisting arrived at the South Pole as the first people ever.

Questions and comments are welcome: Grzegorz Rachlewicz

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Last Updated: 28 December 1995