Operation Tabarin 80th Anniversary

Welcome to our Operation Tabarin 80th anniversary page!

Illustrated with content from the BAS Archives – photos, film, reports, journals and personal diaries – the below themed pages reveal more about this important expedition. They provide a uniquely detailed account of the expedition and the nature of Antarctic scientific research at this time, created by those involved.

We start with “Sailing South”. Subsequent themes are in approximate chronological order, and reveal the daily challenges and joys experienced by these early pioneers.