US scientists rescued in Antarctica by Argentina icebreaker

  • This Sunday, March 11, 2018 photo distributed by Argentina’s Navy shows an Argentina helicopter landing to rescue stranded American scientists on Joinville Island in Antarctica, south of the Argentine mainland. An Argentine icebreaker has rescued the five American scientists who were stranded in the island off the northeast tip of the Antarctic Peninsula. (Argentina Navy via AP)

  • This Sunday, March 11, 2018 photo distributed by Argentina’s Navy shows stranded American scientists on Joinville Island in Antarctica, south of the Argentine mainland. An Argentine icebreaker has rescued the five American scientists who were stranded in the island off the northeast tip of the Antarctic Peninsula. (Argentina Navy via AP)

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A group of American scientists who were stranded in an ice-bound island off the northeastern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula were rescued Sunday by an Argentine icebreaker, U.S. and Argentine authorities said Monday.

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