ANTARCTICA: Iceberg Manners

Boarding the naval transport Les Eclaireurs one day last month, Argentine Minister of Marine Anibal O. Olivieri slipped out of the port of Bahia Blanca, bound for a quiet inspection of his country's Antarctic bases. The Buenos Aires em bassy of Great Britain, which has long claimed the area in which the Argentines have been setting up bases, was not caught napping. Les Eclaireurs was soon joined by Her Majesty's frigate St. Austell Bay, off Deception Island, 600 miles south of Cape Horn. Signaled St. Austell Bay to Les Eclaireurs'. "To the Argentine Naval Minister. Welcome to the waters...

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