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1280 viewsSomeone set up a Christmas tree at the South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1316 viewsSouth Pole station sits on stilts to keep it from getting buried in drifting snow.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1547 viewsSouth Pole station looks tiny when viewed from a distance.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1907 viewsThe Antarctic Ice Sheet is the largest mass of ice on Earth.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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3865 viewsResearchers enjoy a moment in the sun during the traverse.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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4150 viewsResearchers enjoy a moment in the sun during the traverse.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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5026 viewsThe Antarctic Ice Sheet is the largest mass of ice on Earth.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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4013 viewsThe Antarctic Ice Sheet is the largest mass of ice on Earth.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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3267 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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2470 viewsThis radar was used for locating crevasses in the ice sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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2214 viewsTed Scambos takes measurements during the U.S.-Norway Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1974 viewsTed Scambos takes measurements during the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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