The Remoteness

Remote? once got a newspaper & a chocolate bar tossed out the window of an orion plane for us – and we actually found it amidst 3 gazillion tussocks.” Kath Walker (Antipodes wandering albatross researcher)

Small islands in a vast ocean. Photo by C. Boleyn

Small islands in a vast ocean. Photo by C. Boleyn

At least 3 days sailing to get there. Photo by J.Russell

At least 3 days sailing to get there. Photo by J.Russell

Only 2 people Antipodes for 2 months monitoring albatross. Photo by K.Walker

Only 2 people on Antipodes for nearly 2 months monitoring albatross. Photo by K.Walker

Uninhabited remote islands. Photo by K.Walker

Uninhabited  islands. Photo by K.Walker

Landing stores off the boat Tiama. J.Russell

Landing stores off the boat Tiama. Photo by J.Russell

The only hut. Photo by C. Boleyn

The only hut with a difficult landing beach. Photo by C. Boleyn

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Invercargill Hangar constructionTesting the heli hangar