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Two Chinese Research Vessels Rendezvous in the Antarctic

Updated :02,21,2017
Chinese research vessel Haiyang Liuhao, also known as Ocean No. 6, which was invented and built indepently by China Geological Survey, sails with research vessel and icebreaker Xuelong, or "Snow Dragon", in the Antarctic, Jan. 5, 2017. The two Chinese research vessels met in the Antarctic Thursday afternoon local time. (Xinhua/Rong Qihan)

Members of research team on Ocean No. 6 hold a banner to greet research vessel and icebreaker Xuelong.