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934 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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927 viewsMount Erebus is located on Ross Island, towering above McMurdo Station.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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918 viewsAnother research team drills a hole in the ice at the South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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916 viewsTed Scambos poses in front of the geographic South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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911 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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901 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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896 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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894 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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892 viewsTroll Station is the Norwegian Antarctic research station.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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888 viewsThe Norwegian-U.S. Traverse team board a flight to Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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880 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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877 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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