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India launches 41st Scientific Expedition to Antarctica

 

  • India has successfully launched the 41st Scientific Expedition to Antarctica with the arrival of the first batch of its contingent at the southern white continent. 
  • The first batch of 23 scientists and support staff reached the Indian Antarctic Station Maitri last week. 
  • The 41st expedition has two major programmes. 
  • The first programme encompasses geological exploration of the Amery ice-shelf at Bharati Station.