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712 viewsBarilari Bay, Antarctica
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712 viewsThe U.S. Air National Guard plane that I took from Albany, New York to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland: a 6.5 hour flight. The plane is called a C-130.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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707 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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705 viewsWhile navigating the Ross Sea, the team came across this unusual cluster of icebergs and pancake ice. This is one of several photos taken.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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704 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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700 viewsTed Scambos poses in front of the geographic South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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700 viewsAnother last photo at Swiss Camp. Me on the ice sheet in all my warm gear.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.The work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 License.
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699 viewsAnother research team drills a hole in the ice at the South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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698 viewsThese glaciers now provide the over-land route between Qaanaaq and Thule Airforce Base (Pituffik).
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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694 viewsTed Scambos waits to board the plane that will take him to McMurdo Station in Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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694 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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692 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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