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Arctic rescue


Polish polar explorers from the base at Spitsbergen rescued the
passengers of a Russian sightseeing ship after a breaking glacier
caused a giant wave which swept over the vessel. A crew member and 17
passengers, mostly Britons, were hurt, four of them seriously. The
ship, which carried about 50 tourists and a crew of 20 Russians, had
sailed close to the glacier when it suddenly "calved" or split and
chunks of ice plummetted into the water. Luckily no-one was washed