CHINA China's 35th Antarctic expedition team raises national flag on first day of 2019

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China's 35th Antarctic expedition team raises national flag on first day of 2019

Xinhua

10:28, January 02, 2019

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China's 35th Antarctic expedition team raises national flag on the first day of 2019 in Antarctic inland ice sheet that is 990 kilometers away from Zhongshan Station. 

Photo taken on Dec. 31, 2018 shows ice knolls in Antarctica. China's 35th Antarctic expedition team, expected to arrive at Kunlun Station in five days at about 4,000 meters above the sea level near Dome A, entered into the Antarctic Plateau on Monday. 

A tractor of China's 35th Antarctic expedition team runs through ice knolls in Antarctica Dec. 31, 2018. The expedition team, expected to arrive at Kunlun Station in five days at about 4,000 meters above the sea level near Dome A, entered into the Antarctic Plateau on Monday. 

A tractor of China's 35th Antarctic expedition team runs through ice knolls in Antarctica on Dec. 31, 2018. The expedition team, expected to arrive at Kunlun Station in five days at about 4,000 meters above the sea level near Dome A, entered into the Antarctic Plateau on Monday. 

Aerial photo taken on Jan. 1, 2019 shows vehicles of China's 35th Antarctic expedition team at their camp in Antarctica. The expedition team, expected to arrive at Kunlun Station in five days at about 4,000 meters above the sea level near Dome A, entered into the Antarctic Plateau on Monday. 

A tractor of China's 35th Antarctic expedition team runs through ice knolls in Antarctica on Dec. 31, 2018. The expedition team, expected to arrive at Kunlun Station in five days at about 4,000 meters above the sea level near Dome A, entered into the Antarctic Plateau on Monday. 

Photo taken on Dec. 31, 2018 shows ice knolls in Antarctica. China's 35th Antarctic expedition team, expected to arrive at Kunlun Station in five days at about 4,000 meters above the sea level near Dome A, entered into the Antarctic Plateau on Monday. 

Tractors of China's 35th Antarctic expedition team run through ice knolls in Antarctica on Dec. 31, 2018. The expedition team, expected to arrive at Kunlun Station in five days at about 4,000 meters above the sea level near Dome A, entered into the Antarctic Plateau on Monday. (Photos: Xinhua)

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