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692 viewsA wind break protects the researchers from harsh wind while setting up measurements on the East Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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692 viewsThe team flew out from Troll Station after the traverse.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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690 viewsMount Erebus is located on Ross Island, towering above McMurdo Station.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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686 viewsCrevasses mark the surface of Hektoria Glacier in Antarctica
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675 views U.S.-Norway Traverse of East Antarctica used large, specially designed vehicles to drive slowly across the ice sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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669 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
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669 viewsTroll Station is the Norwegian Antarctic research station.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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667 viewsTed Scambos poses in front of the International Antarctic Center in New Zealand, waiting for his flight to Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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646 viewsThe Norwegian-U.S. Traverse team board a flight to Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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643 viewsA group of researchers sit in the airplane to McMurdo Station in Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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633 viewsA researcher hauls a snow core from the traverse vehicles to the ship that will take it back to laboratory.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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631 viewsResearchers smile, happy to have reached their destination, Troll Station.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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