Aussies celebrate Antarctic midwinter with an icy dip


Today is the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year, in the southern hemisphere.

And in Antarctica, 15 Australian expeditioners at Davis station are celebrating with an icy dip in freezing waters, a now traditional midwinter swim.

The air temperature is hovering at -33.5°C and the water temperature about -1.8°C.

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