Image ID: 10004221
Caption: Erection of 9m diameter timber tube for Halley IV built 1982-83. Two storey buildings were constructed inside four interconnected plywood tubes with access shafts to the surface. The tubes were 9 metres in diameter and consisted of insulated reinforced panels designed to withstand the pressures of being buried in snow and ice. Replaced by 1989.
Keywords: Halley IV 4 Antarctica historical building construction
Location: Halley Research Station
Season: 1982/1983
Photographer: Doug Allan
Image size (pixels): 3631 x 2328