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314 viewsOne of several teams aboard the Aurora Australis, being lowered in the basket so that can start their research.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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313 viewsAn artistic shot taken of the surface of smooth-covered sea ice disappearing into the Antarctic light.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Alice O'Connor
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312 views1972 AIDJEX pilot study.
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
AIDJEX Web site
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311 views1972 AIDJEX pilot study: S.Ackley, W.Weeks
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Tom Marlar/CRREL
AIDJEX Web site
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310 viewsAIDJEX pilot study 1972. Jumpsuit camp from the air.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Tom Marlar/CRREL
AIDJEX Web site
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309 viewsWhile out in the field, the crew had some feathered bystanders (emperor penguins) watching from an unusually close distance.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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309 viewsThe "chain gang" hard at work, drilling into the sea ice and taking samples for their research.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Anthony Petty
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309 viewsOne of several aerial shots taken on the day of the 1st of October from the AS350 Squirrel.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Vicky Lytle
AIDJEX1972_025.jpg
308 viewsTwin otter loading during evacuation of AIDJEX camp. Oil drums left as radar target; 1971 AIDJEX pilot study.
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
AIDJEX Web site
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307 viewsAn aerial view of the overlapping nila breaking off from the smooth snow-covered sea ice.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Alice O'Connor
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306 viewsAIDJEX 1972 Pilot Study: Steve Ackley after rescue from snowmobile accident.
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
AIDJEX Web site
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Sail of the USS Hawkbill305 viewsThe USS Hawkbill surfaces at the North Pole during SCICEX 99. Photo courtesy of ASL.
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