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881 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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Greenland878 viewsSea ice concentration map from the NSIDC Sea Ice Index.
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878 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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875 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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875 viewsThe snow pit looks deep when you're standing at the bottom.
Image courtesy Mark Serreze, NSIDC.
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870 viewsMatthew & Drew work on the tundra, Brooks Range, AK.
Image courtesy Mark Serreze, NSIDC.
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866 viewsA large iceberg sits still in the evening light.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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865 viewsA group of researchers sit in the airplane to McMurdo Station in Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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865 viewsAn abandoned boat sits on the shore along the waterside of Chile.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
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858 viewsCrevasses mark the surface of Hektoria Glacier in Antarctica
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856 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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856 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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