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Royal British Navy sailors enjoy Christmas in Antarctica

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(WJLA) - Dreaming of a white Christmas? It's the longest of long shots to happen in the Washington area, but there's no lack of it in Antarctica for these sailors.

Photo: UK Ministry of Defense/CNN

Members of the British Royal Navy decided to celebrate Christmas a little bit early over the weekend, and judging by the way they did it, it was probably a bit chilly.

Crew members from the HMS Protector took a break from surveying and patroling to enjoy the holiday during what's currently the Antarctic summer.

They sat down for turkey dinner - set up in the snow, of all places - and got together for a friendly game of soccer.

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