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747 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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742 viewsCrevasses mark the surface of Hektoria Glacier in Antarctica
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740 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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738 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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737 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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734 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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733 viewsPfeister's Island; March April 1974
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Pat Martin
AIDJEX Web site
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729 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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729 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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726 viewsThe snow pit looks deep when you're standing at the bottom.
Image courtesy Mark Serreze, NSIDC.
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2007 Arctic Sea Ice Animation726 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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724 viewsTroll Station is the Norwegian Antarctic research station.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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