Halley Bay - 2018+


Halley station is now only occupied during the summer (last winter occupation 2016), and while that situation continues, there will be no more pages dedicated to a single year at the base.

News and events


Map of the Brunt Ice Shelf ; 26 Feb 2021

Brunt Ice Shelf Oct 2018
From the BAS website

2022 New Year ; Picture by Michael Drewitt

Halley VI Site Map ; 11 Nov 2020. (Click on the image for a full resolution version)

Halley VI Site Map
Supplied by Thomas Barningham

The memorial at Halley VIa, January 2020. Photos by Thomas Barningham.

Capstone C30 Micro-turbine

Capstone C30 Micro-turbine
From the BAS website

Satellite image This satellite image of the Brunt ice shelf on 19 May 2022 has been contributed by Vince Carter who has obtained it from the Polar View website. Vince says "This is the reduced resoltion version. The full resolution version is over 50MB and is available here: https://www.polarview.aq/images/105_S1jpgfull/S1A_IW_GRDH_1SSH_20220519T233148_B32F_S_1.final.jpg The full resolution image is the clearest I've seen in showing just how small the connection now is to the rest of the ice shelf."
In his report of March 2022, included in ZFids Newsletter No. 51, David Hunt (Halley Ops Manager & Station Leader) said "The West Brunt is again amazingly still there. As I reported in the last brief the remaining distance of intact ice between the tip of Chasm 1 and cracks propagating from The Rumples is still approximately 2.0 km and this hasn't really changed significantly over this season. There is also little change in the propagation of Halloween Crack. As I write this we are experiencing increased activity around Chasm 1 and the intact ice is now down to 400m. We think that the calving is now imminent (I've heard that somewhere before !!)"
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Brunt image

21 May 2022
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