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518 viewsOne of several visual examples of pancake ice, otherwise known as cake ice.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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515 viewsDia de la Antartida de Argentina, or Argentine Antarctic Day, commemorates the day that Argentina purchased Orcadas Base from William Bruce in 1902. The personnel of Marambio Station raise the Argentine flag in commemoration of this day.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
IceTrek Web site
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514 viewsPenguins fly over the water near the Antarctic Peninsula
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512 viewsMegadunes are slightly rounded at their crests and are so subtle that a person on the ground cannot see the pattern. In this aerial photograph, the megadune area looks like light and dark stripes in the snow.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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512 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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512 viewsOne of several aerial shots taken on the day of the 1st of October from the AS350 Squirrel.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Vicky Lytle
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511 viewsScientists prepare their instruments on Leppard Glacier, just above the Larsen B, during the 2013 LARISSA expedition. The Larsen Ice Shelf System, Antarctica (LARISSA) Project is a large, interdisciplinary, multi-institute study to explore every aspect of the deteriorating Larsen Ice Shelf region in Antarctica. Participating researchers set up instruments on the glaciers that feed into the remaining portion of the Larsen ice shelf. As changes occur on the ice, the stations will record it in data and pictures. (Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC) Read the expedition blog on http://iceshelf.wordpress.com.
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511 viewsThis is one in a series of photos of sastrugi formed on the dunes.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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510 viewsThis Twin Otter plane transported the IceTrek team to various sites along the Antarctica Peninsula during the IceTrek expedition.
IceTrek Web site
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508 viewsErin Pettit (UAF) digs a snowpit during the LARISSA expedition in Antarctica
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508 viewsOne of the ice floes encountered along the ARISE Cruise.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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506 viewsAn aerial view of the ice sculpture, surrounded by nilas and smooth snow-covered ice.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Alice O'Connor
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