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Russia abandons Ice Station Vostok

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posted on Mar, 5 2003 @ 12:41 PM

For the first time, Russia will abandon its base at Vostok in Antarctica because of a lack of fuel and supplies for the coming winter.
Vostok, the most isolated manned research outpost on Earth, was established in 1957. The base sits atop a giant ice-covered lake first identified in the 1970s.

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posted on Mar, 5 2003 @ 01:48 PM
Time to move in guys!
*takes suitcase*

It is officially the coldest place on Earth, with a recorded low of minus 89.2 Celsius.

Forget It.

*Drops suitcase*

posted on Mar, 5 2003 @ 06:43 PM
-89.2 C my math is rusty, can someone convert that to F for we americans that refuse to convert to metric mesurments? i do however realize that's damn cold, break out the hot chocolate.

[Edited on 3/6/2003 by AegisFang]

posted on Mar, 5 2003 @ 08:38 PM
Thats -128 F below 0. Thats 100 degrees colder than I have ever felt it...

posted on Mar, 6 2003 @ 02:06 AM

posted on Mar, 6 2003 @ 07:38 AM
-89.2 C, woh imagine taking a leak outside!!

posted on Mar, 6 2003 @ 10:27 AM
Isnt it ironic that there is a liquid water lake at the coldest spot on earth? Its barely below freezing here right now, but you could go ice skating on my pool.

posted on Mar, 6 2003 @ 11:29 AM
This is our retreat! This is our shelter for the NWO guys.

Get ready, when it starts, grab your suitcase and hit the road.

Head for the meet up point - easter island. When we all accounted, relocate to the Vostok station and plan further retaliation tactics.

(Don't forget to pack some fur boots)

posted on Mar, 7 2003 @ 01:40 AM
Yes! Every pack up your stuff we are leaving!

*starts rusty old Komintern Tractor*

What a beast! She's older than me! I loaded a house trailer in the rear. Load your stuff in the house, WE ARE LEAVING!

*The old tractor rolls away in the snow of the artic...*

Necro is in bed with a blonde elf babe.
"I think it broke down."
"Damnit! Go get my monkey wrench."

"Im going out..."

posted on Mar, 7 2003 @ 01:42 AM

...and scientists suspect the lake itself, cut off from the biosphere for millennia, may contain unusual lifeforms.

I am shivering at the tought of what may be lurking under...

posted on Mar, 7 2003 @ 03:28 PM
This is what we need.

Anti illuminati convoy heading for base Vostok

[Edited on 7-3-2003 by Tyler]

posted on Mar, 7 2003 @ 03:30 PM
By the way, you do know that no radiation fall out can reach south/north poles?

It makes for a perfect shelter.

posted on Mar, 8 2003 @ 09:38 AM
Sorry, just a bit too cold for a southern boy... you guys'll have to make it on your own!!!!!

posted on Mar, 10 2003 @ 02:00 PM
Actually, they've already found some pretty weird life-forms there... I seem to remember a story about these little worm-like creatures that had shiny red heads, and could bore through the ice using heat (the head had numerous blood vessels, that were intensely heated)... They had razor sharp teeth and would eat Penguins! (by ganging up, much like Pirahna...)

(Kidding, that was an April Fool's joke in Discover Magazine I believe) Though, they have found some intriquing microscopics there...

[Edited on 10-3-2003 by Gazrok]

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