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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
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Snow melter "leanto", east end of garage. Lower image - Extension of the garage to house the 75 kw generators. Snow melter east side, 2 fuel pontoons on the south end.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
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Distillation units fro the six water storage pontoons.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
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One of the two 75 kw generators. Lower image - Fuel pontoon for the galley.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
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Communications building (right in both images) and storage jamesway
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
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The fueling Athey wagon. Lower image - a panorama of Cape Hallett station. Note penguins in foreground.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
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Striking example of a rotor cloud (lenticular cloud?) over Mt. Herschel
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
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Cirrostratus very high. Lower image - Stratus at 3000 feet (below mountain peaks), altocumulus at 11,000 feet.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
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Altocumulus at about 9000 feet.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
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Two more examples of altocumulus
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
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Releasing technique for the 600 gram balloon, winds 20 knowts. Lower image - Charles Roberts releasing, Bill Slagle on the doors.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
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Modified shroud balloon releasing technique for release of 800 gram balloon.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
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Modified shroud technique for releasing 800 gram balloon. Out of the inflation shelter. The shroud is still on. Lower image - The shroud is being slipped off .
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
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The shroud is off and the balloon is released.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
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Technique for balloon release in high winds. Ed Velie and Charles Trainer open the balloon shelter doors. Bottom image - Charles Roberts comes out of the shelter with an 800 gram balloon with the shroud still on.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
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The shroud slides off and the balloon is released. Bottom image - Away at 33 knots!
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
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A Douglas R4D-5 aircraft crash-landed when its starboard landing gear collapsed on landing on September 15, 1959. There were no fatalities. This must have been a medical evacuation or similar trip as the caption refers to it as a " mercy plane." The aircraft was attached to Antarctic flight squadron VX-6.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
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Mysterious tracks discovered 13 October 1958. What could they be from?
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1958 October 13
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The mystery is solved. The tracks led to the first Adelie penguin of the season Soon there over 80,000 birds all about the place.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
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Cirrostratus and cirrocumulus - very high.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
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Cartoon joking about the relatively "warm" temperatures at Cape Hallett as compared to other stations on the Antarctic continent. Drawn by Brian Reid, the station artist.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
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The long sunset leading up to the long Antarctic night. Final photograph of the report.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
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CTD (Conductivity, Temperature, Depth) and water sampling operations off of the KAPITAN DRANITSKY. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 26
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A bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus) on the ice. Bearded seals are the largest of Arctic seals and are named for their bushy whiskers which form a sensory moustache. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 6
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Drilling through the ice to obtain ice cores. The ice at this location was about 1.1 meters thick. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 30
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A buoy awaiting deployment. The KAPITAN DRANITSYN is in the background. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September
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Science team deploying DAMOCLES (Developing Arctic Modeling and Observing Capabilities for Long-term Environmental Studies) system through ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 29
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The marine profiling instruments are set up to motor up and down the cable to prescribed depths. Special bumpers are positioned at both ends of the profile range. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August
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A full moon over Arctic ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September
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A full moon over Arctic ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September
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Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis). Although these birds look superficially like seagulls, they are more closely related to petrels. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 12
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Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis). Although these birds look superficially like seagulls, they are more closely related to petrels. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 12
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With no gangway available, scientists and crew had to be hoisted from the ship to the ice. NABOS 2006. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 29
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A spectacular Arctic sunset. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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Grease ice forming as the Arctic Ocean cools with the approaching winter. Note damping effect of ice on small wind waves. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 31
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Grease ice forming as the Arctic Ocean cools with the approaching winter. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 31
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Grease ice forming as the Arctic Ocean cools with the approaching winter. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 31
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A spectacular Arctic sunset. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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Wind-sculpted snow known as sastrugi. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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Arctic icebergs. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 8
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Arctic icebergs. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 8
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Arctic icebergs. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 8
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The KAPITAN DRANITSYN encounters its first sea ice during NABOS 2006. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 24
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Ice crystals forming along a rope on the KAPITAN DRANITSYN. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September
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Along the edge of the pack ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September
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Ice floes. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September
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Polygons in the freezing ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September
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Pancake ice frozen together. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September
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A ridge caused by floes coming together. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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A ridge caused by floes coming together. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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An icicle. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5

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