Our People are our most valuable asset and we aim to develop UAE nationals who have the potential to grow into leaders for NBAD as well as for our nation, the United Arab Emirates." The NBAD Explorers commenced their journey by flying to Ushuaia, Argentina
where they joined other explorers from around the world.
The quake struck at 2.27am local time (0627 GMT), about 195 miles (314km) south-east of the Falklands' capital, Stanley, and 545 miles (877km) east of Ushuaia, Argentina
. The depth was a shallow 6.2 miles (10km).
The U.S-based Geological Survey said that the underwater 10-kilometre deep quake struck in an underpopulated area, with the epicenter 877 kilometres to the East of Ushuaia, Argentina
. The Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii said that a destructive tsunami was improbable, warning however of a possible "small tsunami" which may hit the coastlines which are located a few hundred kilometres from the earthquake epicenter.
The quake struck at 0904 GMT in the ocean some 893 kilometers (550 miles) southwest of Grytviken, South Georgia, and 1,140 kilometers (710 miles) southeast of Ushuaia, Argentina
, said the US Geological Survey, which monitors earthquakes worldwide.
They will join the other explorers from around the world in Ushuaia, Argentina
. The journey by ship to southern most continent begins February 28 and ends March 13.
ANTARCTICA Discover the World (01737 214291) 12-night voyage from Nov 7 for PS3,783, departing and finishing in Ushuaia, Argentina
, and visiting Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands.
She left Muscat on February 27 and after completing three transits, landed in Ushuaia, Argentina
, the southernmost city in the world.
ARGENTINE VETERAN A former serviceman at a memorial service in Ushuaia, Argentina
BRITISH VETERAN Bomb Disposal Sgt Maj John Phillips was at the Arboretum yesterday PRAYERS Margaret Allen lit the candle during yesterday's service at the National Memorial Arboretum
There are a couple of ways to reach Antarctica, and our path took us to Ushuaia, Argentina
, the southernmost city in the world, a mere 20 hours from Dallas-Fort Worth by plane.
Rothstein has competed throughout the United States and at events in Canada, Europe and in Ushuaia, Argentina
When the expedition departs from Ushuaia, Argentina
, the southernmost city in the world, on March 6, Majid Fairooz, head of Planning and Buti Qurwash, head of Security will join a group of 70 business leaders, climate change experts, teachers and student leaders from 16 nations across the globe to experience the fragile beauty of Antarctica firsthand, while participating in Swan's 'Leadership on the Edge' programme.
The 21-day "Destination Antarctica" voyage will sail from Ushuaia, Argentina
, to Puerto Montt, Chile, Feb.