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Fire and Ice in Kamchatka

The guys over at letsbewild.com have made one the photos from our expedition to the Kamchatka Peninsula as their ‘travel photo of the day‘! Fantastic news, and well worth checking out the rest of their website for bucketfuls of inspiration to get out there and explore, or even to submit your own photos. Photo description:

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Fire and Ice in Kamchatka

Bordering the Pacific ‘Ring of Fire’ lies Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula – a territory twice the size of Great Britain yet containing a population no more than that of Cardiff.  Apart from being a vast wilderness, the region is renowned for its high volcanic activity and is what attracted Colin and myself to organise a 3-week expedition […]

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The RGS

Last week, Colin and I headed down to London on the National Express – our destination the Royal Geographical Society. We had an interview with the Mount Everest Foundation screening committee who wanted to hear more about our planned expedition to Kamchatka. In return we hoped they would decide our project was worthwhile enough to […]

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The Land of Ice and Fire

This summer, Colin Souness (a fellow glaciologist and caver in Aberystwyth) and myself are planning a three-week expedition to the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. Bordering the Pacific ‘Ring of Fire’, the region is renowned for its high volcanic activity, as well its numerous glaciers. The objectives of the expedition will be twofold: Make detailed observations atop […]

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