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Antarctica & Sea Ice1260 viewsReduced-resolution image from QuikScat sigma-0 measurements. This image shows Antarctica and the surrounding sea ice on July 1999.
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1242 viewsThis was the first sunset that the traverse team saw over the East Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1217 viewsTeam members sit in the dining "room" of the traverse caravan.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1208 viewsThe traverse cabin waits for the start of the expedition at the South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1207 viewsResearchers take a snow core on the East Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1200 viewsResearchers take a snow core on the East Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1197 viewsThis Antarctic ice stream carries ice off the ice sheet towards the ocean.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1191 viewsThe geographic South Pole is located a few hundred yards away from the ceremonial South Pole, which is closer to the station.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1182 viewsResearchers take a snow core on the East Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1171 viewsThe lead vehicle in the U.S.-Norway Traverse of East Antarctica used this extendable radar to monitor the ice sheet for hidden crevasses.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1168 viewsThe geographic South Pole is located a few hundred yards away from the ceremonial South Pole, which is closer to the station.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1160 viewsResearchers take a snow core on the East Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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