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Chinese icebreaker Xuelong dashes through stormy westerlies

(Xinhua)

20:42, November 25, 2011

Photo taken from Chinese icebreaker Xuelong, or Snow Dragon, shows a bird flying over a floating ice in the sea located at around 60 degrees south latitude. The icebreaker Snow Dragon, carrying the Chinese Antarctic exploration team, early Friday dashed through the stormy westerlies on her journey to Antarctica and would arrive at the Zhongshan Station at the end of November. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaoxi)
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