Close

Service Interruption

The NSIDC Web site and data services are currently having intermittent problems and may be unavailable. We are working to restore these services as soon as possible and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please contact NSIDC User Services for assistance.

 

Last additions - Norwegian-U.S.Antarctica Traverse
IMG_0485.JPG
697 viewsThe ceremonial South Pole is marked by flags and a pole. The real South Pole is a few hundred feet away.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
Jun 16, 2009
IMG_0459.JPG
236 viewsThis hole was drilled by another research team for physics research at the South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
Jun 16, 2009
IMG_0464.JPG
583 viewsResearchers will use these sensors to measure gravity at the South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
Jun 16, 2009
IMG_0463.JPG
567 viewsResearchers will use these sensors to measure gravity at the South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
Jun 16, 2009
IMG_0462.JPG
581 viewsResearchers will use these sensors to measure gravity at the South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
Jun 16, 2009
IMG_0456.JPG
692 viewsAnother research team drills a hole in the ice at the South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
Jun 16, 2009
IMG_0435.JPG
521 viewsThe U.S.-Norway Traverse of East Antarctica used large, specially designed vehicles to drive slowly across the ice sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
Jun 16, 2009
IMG_0450.JPG
535 viewsOne of the traverse vehicles prepares for the journey at the South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
Jun 16, 2009
IMG_0446.JPG
484 viewsThis shack housed science equipment and experimenters during the traverse.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
Jun 16, 2009
IMG_0443.JPG
796 viewsThe lead vehicle in the U.S.-Norway Traverse of East Antarctica used this extendable radar to monitor the ice sheet for hidden crevasses.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
Jun 16, 2009
IMG_0441.JPG
515 viewsThe U.S.-Norway Traverse of East Antarctica used large, specially designed vehicles to drive slowly across the ice sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
Jun 16, 2009
IMG_0437.JPG
593 viewsThe truck cab of one of the traverse vehicles is popped up to show the engine that will power across East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
Jun 16, 2009
190 files on 16 page(s)

Browse Galleries

View Index for All Albums

Help/FAQ

Photo & Image Gallery FAQ

Questions or comments about the NSIDC Photo Gallery? Contact the NSIDC User Services Office.

Look up snow and ice related words and terminology in our Cryosphere Glossary

Visit our Education Center to learn more about snow, ice, glaciers, frozen ground, and research in cold regions.

Read about Scientists at NSIDC