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606 viewsTed Scambos poses in front of the geographic South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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694 viewsTed Scambos poses in front of the geographic South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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688 viewsThe geographic South Pole is located a few hundred yards away from the ceremonial South Pole, which is closer to the station.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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822 viewsThe geographic South Pole is located a few hundred yards away from the ceremonial South Pole, which is closer to the station.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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859 viewsThe geographic South Pole is located a few hundred yards away from the ceremonial South Pole, which is closer to the station.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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South Pole junkyard363 viewsMuch of the equipment brought to the south pole by researchers ends up staying there.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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216 viewsThe traverse cabin waits for the start of the expedition at the South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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837 viewsThe traverse cabin waits for the start of the expedition at the South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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884 viewsTeam members sit in the dining "room" of the traverse caravan.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1001 viewsThe new South Pole station recently opened, replacing the older dome-shaped station.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1097 viewsThe old South Pole Station still serves as a storage area.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1275 viewsSomeone set up a Christmas tree at the South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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