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518 viewsTed Scambos poses on a ridge above McMurdo Station, before the start of the U.S.-Norway Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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729 viewsMount Erebus is located on Ross Island, towering above McMurdo Station.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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527 viewsThis LC-139 Hercules took the 2008-2009 U.S.-Norway Traverse team from McMurdo Station to the South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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514 viewsTed Scambos and the traverse team arrive at the South Pole, for the beginning of the U.S.-Norway Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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762 viewsDuring the flight from McMurdo Station to the South Pole, the team had some great views of the ice sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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787 viewsThis mountain range in Antarctica was photographed from the air during the flight from McMurdo Station to the South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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906 viewsThe Ross Ice Shelf is the largest ice shelf in Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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879 viewsThis Antarctic ice stream carries ice off the ice sheet towards the ocean.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1366 viewsAntarctica is covered with ice--much of it in the form of glaciers and ice streams.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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562 viewsThe Norwegian-U.S. Traverse team disembarks from the LC-139 Hercules at the South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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571 viewsThe cafeteria in the new South Pole Station is attractive, but small.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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503 viewsThe sun shines 24 hours a day during summer at the South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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