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17Sep92 UK: VM FABRICATIONS DEVELOPS GARAGE ON SKIS FOR BRITISH ANTARCTIC SURVEY.

A garage built on skis is a novel solution to the problem of buildings being destroyed by snow and ice in the Antarctic.The steel structure has just been trial erected by contractor VM Fabrications at Holmfirth in West Yorkshire prior to it being shipped in modular units to British Antarctic Survey's research station at Halley.This is the BAS's most southerly station where atmospheric, meteorological and glaciological research is carried out and is where the depletion of ozone at the ...

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