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  • Bob Rand on Tristan da Cuhna 

    Rand, Bob (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 1953)
    Video footage of Bob Ran's visit to Tristan da Cuhna in the early 1950's.
  • Johan Loock's visit to Marion Island 1997 

    Loock, Johan (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 1997)
    Video footage of Johan Loock's visit to Marion Island in 1997.
  • Johan Loock's visit to Marion Island during the 1998 take-over 

    Loock, Johan (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 1998)
    Video footage shot during Johan Loock's visit to Marion Island during the 1998 take-over.
  • Andries Botha's visit to the new Marion Island Base 

    Botha, Andries (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2009)
    Video footage of activities at Marion Island Base during Andries Botha's visit in 2009.
  • 33rd Marion Island Expedition 

    Rowswell, Dudley (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 1976)
    Dudley Rowswell's film of his year on Marion Island as a member of the 33rd expedition.
  • Marion Island 1958-1960 

    Van Zyl, Olof (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 1958)
    Slideshow compiled by Olof van Zyl the meteorologist on M15 and M16, of his time spent at Marion Island.
  • Chris Grove's visits to Marion Island 

    Grove, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 1975-1982)
    Video made by Chris Grove on his expeditions to Marion Island.
  • Sheep on Marion Island 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2012-08-29)
    Chris Albertyn with a lamb on Marion Island.
  • Wild animals on Marion Island 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2012-08-29)
    Footage of the indigenous seals and birds that breed on the island. Note the team members engaging with the animals.
  • Dogs on Marion Island 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2012-08-29)
    Dogs at the base on Marion Island, possibly brought as pets.
  • Chris Albertyn releases weather balloon on Marion Island 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2011-10-20)
    Chris Albertyn releases a weather balloon on Marion Island.
  • Chris Albertyn on catwalk 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2011-10-20)
    Video footage of Chris Albertyn walking on catwalk.
  • Visiting ship bringing wood for construction 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2011-10-18)
    Video footage of a ship bringing wood and other supplies for construction at the base.
  • Marion Island on a sunny day 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Pro, 2011-10-17)
    Video footage of the area around the base on Marion Island. Note the wind turbine and chicken coop.
  • Voyage to Bouvet Island 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2011-10-17)
    Video footage of Chris Albertyn's voyage to Bouvet Island on the SAS Natal and the events that took place. On this voyage Albertyn was the only member that did not set foot on the island. Researchers stayed for a day on ...
  • Special event 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2011-10-17)
    Video footage of Chris Albertyn, C. Koch and Gerrie Borstlap in conversation outside the base, taking a smoke break during a special occasion.
  • Crew member with life jacket 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2011-10-17)
    Video footage of crew member with life jacket after the accident in which Petty Officer Bold died.
  • Snowman and the snow fight 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2011-10-17)
    Video footage of team members relaxing outside and building a snowman, which led to a snow fight.
  • 11th Marion Relief Team members 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2011-10-05)
    Video footage of M11 and M12 team members during take over. Left to right: W. Thiele (M11, Mechanic), C.J Grobler (M11, Meteorologist) and Barry Jackson (M12, Mechanic).
  • Arriving at Marion Island 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2011-10-05)
    Video footage of the M12 team's landing at Marion Island and posing at the welcome sign with a cat. The feline seen was the only animal, amongst the cats brought down, to have been sterilised.
  • Chris Albertyn on a ship to Marion Island 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2011-10-05)
    Video footage of Chris Albertyn (Meteorologist) and the Marion 12 team's voyage to Marion Island in 1954.
  • A strong wind on Marion Island 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2011-10-05)
    Video footage of a strong wind blowing on Marion Island.
  • PWD construction work 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2011-10-05)
    Video footage of PWD doing construction work on Marion base in 1955.
  • Funny hairstyle 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2011-10-05)
    G.C. Prinsloo, M11 team leader, posing with a new haircut given by one of his team members.
  • Foodstore 

    Albertyn, Christo (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2011-10-05)
    C. Koch, medic of the M12 team at the food store.
  • Outing to the beach 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2011-10-05)
    Video footage of the M12 team swimming and relaxing on Boulder Beach, 1955.
  • 27th Gough Expedition 

    Bonnet, Casper (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2011-10-05)
    Photographic slideshow of the 27th Gough Expedition.
  • Accident at sea in which Petty Officer Bold drowned 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2011-10-05)
    Film footage of the accident at sea in which Petty Officer Bold lost his life. The men were transporting goods to be offloaded on the Marion Island coast and the boats capsized.
  • Rebuilding the wrecked boat from which Officer Bold fell and died 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2011-10-05)
    Crew repairing the damaged boat from which Petty Officer Bold fell and drowned.
  • Returning to Transvaal with repaired boat 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2011-10-05)
    Crew of the SAS Tranvaal returning to the ship with the repaired boat from which Petty Officer Bold had fallen and died.
  • Construction of the base 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2011-10-05)
    Video footage of the Public Works Department constructing the Marion Island base, 1955.
  • Day trip to penguin colony 

    Albertyn, Chris (Stellenbosch : Antarctic Legacy Project, 2011-10-05)
    Video footage of the M12 team's trip to a penguin colony at the coast of Marion Island.

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