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683 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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683 viewsMount Erebus is located on Ross Island, towering above McMurdo Station.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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681 viewsCrevasses mark the surface of Hektoria Glacier in Antarctica
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2007 Arctic Sea Ice Animation678 viewsThis animation of September sea ice concentration from 1979 to 2007 shows that sea ice has been declining over the thirty years of the satellite record.
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676 viewsJumpsuit Main Camp October 1972
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Tom Marlar/CRREL
AIDJEX Web site
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675 viewsResearchers start to dig a snow pit.

From left to right:
Drew Slater,Matthew Sturm, and Steph Saari
Image courtesy Mark Serreze, NSIDC.
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666 viewsPfeister's Island; March April 1974
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Pat Martin
AIDJEX Web site
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665 viewsThe snow pit looks deep when you're standing at the bottom.
Image courtesy Mark Serreze, NSIDC.
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665 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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665 viewsTroll Station is the Norwegian Antarctic research station.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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657 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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657 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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