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1052 viewsThe new South Pole station recently opened, replacing the older dome-shaped station.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1146 viewsThe old South Pole Station still serves as a storage area.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1333 viewsSomeone set up a Christmas tree at the South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1370 viewsSouth Pole station sits on stilts to keep it from getting buried in drifting snow.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1608 viewsSouth Pole station looks tiny when viewed from a distance.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1965 viewsThe Antarctic Ice Sheet is the largest mass of ice on Earth.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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3977 viewsResearchers enjoy a moment in the sun during the traverse.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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4266 viewsResearchers enjoy a moment in the sun during the traverse.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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4648 viewsThe Norwegian-U.S. Traverse of East Antarctica traveled across the East Antarctic Ice Sheet to study climate and snow.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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5144 viewsThe Antarctic Ice Sheet is the largest mass of ice on Earth.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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4108 viewsThe Antarctic Ice Sheet is the largest mass of ice on Earth.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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3364 viewsThe U.S.-Norway Traverse of East Antarctica traveled in a caravan of specially-designed vehicles for working and living.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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