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194 viewsAn airborne view of the Aurora Australis on the way back from an aerial data collection trip.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Andi Pfaffling
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194 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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191 viewsAn in-flight view of the overlapping nila.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Alice O'Connor
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190 viewsThe icebreaker Aurora Australis is patiently awaiting the return of the scientific teams and their equipment. Several stops similar to the one shown here were made along the expedition.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Rachel Marsh
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189 viewsSnow builds up heavily on one side of the Scott tents at the Megadunes camp.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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188 viewsMac Cathles drilling an ice core sample.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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186 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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186 viewsThis is one in a series of shots taken of the sastrugi in the Megadunes area.
Sastrugi are usually just a foot or so high, but the Megadunes camp region had huge formations, over three feet (one meter) tall.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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186 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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184 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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184 viewsThis airplane provided to transport the Megadunes team to TAM camp.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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184 viewsOne of several aerial shots taken on the day of the 18th of October from the AS350 Squirrel.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Anthony Petty
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