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335 viewsThis aerial image of an icefall shows a cliff of ice, formed by a region of rapidly flowing ice.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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335 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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334 viewsThis aerial image of an icefall shows a cliff of ice, formed by a region of rapidly flowing ice.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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332 viewsAn aerial view of smooth snow-covered sea ice, with fracturing on the surface.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Alice O'Connor
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331 viewsThe R/V Aaron traverses Beascochea Bay during the 2013 LARISSA Project. 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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330 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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330 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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329 viewsResearchers used this radar sled to study land formations beneath the ice
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328 viewsIcebergs in Beascochea Bay, photographed 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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328 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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325 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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325 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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