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626 viewsTraverse vehicles wait at Troll Station, the end of the trip.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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625 viewsMuir Glacier, photographed by William O. Field on 13 August 1941 (left) and by Bruce F. Molnia on 31 August 2004 (right). From the NSIDC Glacier Photograph Collection: Repeat Photography of Glaciers.
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Arctic Ocean624 viewsSea ice concentration from the NSIDC Sea Ice Index.
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623 viewsTed Scambos poses in front of rocks protruding from the Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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622 viewsResearchers and guests celebrate the end of the traverse at Troll Station, the Norwegian Antarctic research station.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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621 viewsTroll Station in Antarctica was the end of the traverse.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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619 viewsResearchers discuss plans during the 2009 SnowNet project.
From left to right:
Matthew Sturm, Drew Slater, and Sveta Berezovskaya
Image courtesy Mark Serreze, NSIDC.
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619 viewsThe dining area of the traverse vehicle was small but sufficient for the team.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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618 viewsThe 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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617 viewsA wind-polished iceberg is frozen into the sea ice.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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615 viewsTed Scambos poses in front of the geographic South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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606 viewsThe truck cab of one of the traverse vehicles is popped up to show the engine that will power across East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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