In pictures: Southern rovers
Straight path

If grant money comes through, the next step will be to build blizzard-proof versions capable of surviving the harsher conditions of Antarctica.

The team envisages building a fleet of five to be operational at the end of 2007, to tie in with International Polar Year.

Images courtesy James Lever, Alex Streeter and Shannon Zellerhoff

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