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922 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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918 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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916 viewsA group of researchers sit in the airplane to McMurdo Station in Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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911 viewsAn abandoned boat sits on the shore along the waterside of Chile.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
IceTrek Web site
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904 viewsA large iceberg sits still in the evening light.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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894 views1972 AIDJEX pilot study.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Tom Marlar/CRREL
AIDJEX Web site
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888 viewsCrevasses mark the surface of Hektoria Glacier in Antarctica
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886 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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886 viewsA wind-polished iceberg is frozen into the sea ice.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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885 viewsFrom a helicopter, the edge of AMIGOSberg is visible, including the refreezing lines.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
IceTrek Web site
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882 viewsWinds sweep over the edge of AMIGOSberg.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
IceTrek Web site
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877 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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