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Wilkins Ice Shelf2996 viewsAVHRR image acquired on 14 January 1999 showing the once intact Wilkins Ice Shelf, Antarctica. View pre- and post-collapse images of the ice shelf at the Images of Antarctic Ice Shelves Web site.
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Tabular Iceberg2884 viewsThis tabular iceberg was photographed near Antarctica during the IceTrek expedition in 2006.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
IceTrek Web site
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2859 viewsThis radar was used for locating crevasses in the ice sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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Ross Ice Shelf2833 viewsAVHRR image of West Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica on 27 January 2001.
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2562 viewsTed Scambos takes measurements during the U.S.-Norway Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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2430 viewsDriving across the Antarctic Ice Sheet was a slow and sometimes boring job.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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2333 viewsResearchers set up a weather measurement station during the U.S.-Norway Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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2269 viewsTed Scambos takes measurements during the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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2245 viewsThe Antarctic Ice Sheet is the largest mass of ice on Earth.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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broken sea ice2191 viewsSea ice north of Greenland.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Andy Mahoney, NSIDC
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2151 viewsThis view of the Antarctic Ice Sheet remained unchanged during much of the traverse.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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2111 viewsThis in-flight photo shows the edge of the Larsen B Ice Shelf.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
IceTrek Web site
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