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1577 viewsOne of the most studied and interesting ice streams in Antarctica, Ice Stream B shows a number of features that indicate past changes and ongoing evolution. In this subscene the upstream ends of several ice stream shear margins are highlighted. Characteristic crevasse patterns, nicknamed "chromosomes," mark the ends of several of these margin traces.
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1577 viewsScientists examine equipment during the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1567 viewsScientists dig a snow pit during the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1557 viewsThe traverse team set up this scientific equipment on the Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1549 viewsThis photo was taken during a flight over the Antarctic Ice Sheet. Bird Glacier lurks in the background, with Darwin Glacier in the foreground.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
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1536 viewsIcebergs and sea ice melt during the southern hemisphere summer.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
IceTrek Web site
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1532 viewsThese glaciers used to terminate in the sea; now that they terminate on land, it makes traveling by land via dogsled even more difficult.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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1531 viewsThe researchers stayed in tents while conducting some studies away from the traverse vehicles.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1525 viewsTed Scambos snuggles in his sleeping bag, during a side trip of the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1523 viewsThe traverse team set up this scientific equipment on the Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1517 viewsThe traverse team set up this scientific equipment on the Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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Larsen B Ice Shelf1514 viewsAn in-flight photo of the Larsen B Ice Shelf taken during the 2006 IceTrek expedition
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