22 January, 1997
>1/22/97 > >Pulled out today. Jon, Mike and Zach left at 11:00. Bruce and I waited >for a Kiwi (New Zealand) helicopter to come pick us up. The Kiwi crews are >known for their skill and daring in flight. They are also able to carry a >lot more cargo because they have different regulations. Also, the Kiwi >pilots are a lot of fun, they seem more like the swashbuckling types than >the American pilots. > >The nicest things about McMurdo today were the showers, the warm rooms, and >food that tastes better than gorp (actually, it's pretty good food). >Tonight we attended a lecture Bruce gave. He made a terrific presentation >of his research and the work we did in the field. He feels that more >important discoveries were made this year than in any previous year of his >research.Return to Bill Philips' Page
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