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Rob Allanson
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Volcanic island dram

Postby Rob Allanson » Mon Mar 30, 2009 1:48 pm

Working in extreme climates and places on the earth sometimes calls for a relaxing dram at the end of the day.
A group of meteorologists working on one of the world's most remote islands and Norway's only living volcano - Jan Mayen, has put Hankey Bannister blended Scotch down as one of its essential items.
Their favourite tipple is now included in the crew's supply delivery, which is dropped off on the island by a Norwegian military airplane every two months.
Cathy James, brand manager for Hankey Bannister said: 'It is great that Hankey Bannister is so popular on Jan Mayen and we were impressed that the people living and working on the island know so much about our brand. As a sign of appreciation we sent them a winter survival package including, beautifully engraved dram glasses, sturdy sports bags, pens plus several domino sets to keep everyone occupied throughout those freezing winter months.'
Jan Mayen is situated in the North Atlantic Ocean, 950 km west of Norway, and lies in between Greenland, Iceland and the North Pole. The view of the island is dominated by the active volcano, Beerenberg (2277m), which had its last eruption in 1985.

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