NOAA Photo Library Banner
Takes you to the Top Page Takes you to the About this Site page. Takes you to the Contacts page. Takes you to the HELP page. Takes you to the Credits page. Takes you to the Collections page. Takes you to the search page. Takes you to the Links page.


NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

100 thumbnail picture
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
101 thumbnail picture
Distillation units fro the six water storage pontoons.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
102 thumbnail picture
One of the two 75 kw generators. Lower image - Fuel pontoon for the galley.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
103 thumbnail picture
Communications building (right in both images) and storage jamesway
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
104 thumbnail picture
The fueling Athey wagon. Lower image - a panorama of Cape Hallett station. Note penguins in foreground.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
105 thumbnail picture
Striking example of a rotor cloud (lenticular cloud?) over Mt. Herschel
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
106 thumbnail picture
Cirrostratus very high. Lower image - Stratus at 3000 feet (below mountain peaks), altocumulus at 11,000 feet.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
107 thumbnail picture
Altocumulus at about 9000 feet.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
108 thumbnail picture
Two more examples of altocumulus
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
109 thumbnail picture
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
110 thumbnail picture
Modified shroud balloon releasing technique for release of 800 gram balloon.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
111 thumbnail picture
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
112 thumbnail picture
The shroud is off and the balloon is released.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
113 thumbnail picture
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
114 thumbnail picture
The shroud slides off and the balloon is released. Bottom image - Away at 33 knots!
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
115 thumbnail picture
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
116 thumbnail picture
Mysterious tracks discovered 13 October 1958. What could they be from?
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1958 October 13
117 thumbnail picture
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
118 thumbnail picture
Cirrostratus and cirrocumulus - very high.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
119 thumbnail picture
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
120 thumbnail picture
The long sunset leading up to the long Antarctic night. Final photograph of the report.
Antarctica, Cape Hallett Station 1959
121 thumbnail picture
Scientists and engineers loading on New York National Guard/U.S. Air Force C-130 at McMurdo Station.
2011 November 1
122 thumbnail picture
Flying over Antarctic Mountains enroute to South Pole Station.
2011 November 2
123 thumbnail picture
Cockpit of C-130 flying to South Pole Station.
2011 November 2
124 thumbnail picture
Cockpit of C-130 flying to South Pole Station.
2011 November 2
125 thumbnail picture
U.S. Air Force C-130 landing at South Pole Station.
2011 November 2
126 thumbnail picture
The Geographic South Pole monument.
2011 November 5
127 thumbnail picture
Caterpillar tractor with Fassi knuckle boom.
2011 December 6
128 thumbnail picture
C-130 taxiing at South Pole Station
2012 February 14
129 thumbnail picture
C-130 on the "tarmac" at South Pole Station.
2012 February 14
130 thumbnail picture
Description not available.
2012 February 20
131 thumbnail picture
LMC/1800 Snowcat used for transport and search and rescue work.
2012 February 29
132 thumbnail picture
The setting sun at the southern hemisphere autumnal equinox. The sun would not rise above the horizon again for 6 months.
2012 March 20
133 thumbnail picture
The greenhouse vegetable garden at South Pole Station.
2012 March 20
134 thumbnail picture
The sun has set not to be seen for another six months.
2012 March 22
135 thumbnail picture
The pink haze of a long twilight at South Pole Station.
2012 March 23
136 thumbnail picture
South Pole Station power and heating plant.
137 thumbnail picture
Caterpillar generator.
138 thumbnail picture
Caterpillar generator.
139 thumbnail picture
Air Force C-17 Globemaster aircraft at South Pole Station in the austral spring of 2012.
2012 October 25
140 thumbnail picture
Bringing cargo to an Air Force C-130.
2013 February 14
141 thumbnail picture
Bringing cargo to an Air Force C-130.
2013 February 14
142 thumbnail picture
The long twilight prior to total darkness at South Pole Station. There is still a sliver of light on the horizon one month after the austral autumnal equinox.
2013 April 25
143 thumbnail picture
Ozonesonde balloon being readied for launch at balloon facility.
2013 April 27
144 thumbnail picture
Aurora australis seen over NOAA Atmospheric Research Observatory.
2013 May 1
145 thumbnail picture
The Milky Way.
2013 May 4
146 thumbnail picture
Aurora australis
2013 May 5
147 thumbnail picture
Aurora australis
2013 May 5
148 thumbnail picture
Aurora australis
2013 May 5
149 thumbnail picture
Aurora australis
2013 May 5

PAGES - 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43 | 44 | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | 51 | 52 | 53 | 54 | 55 | 56 | 57 | 58 | 59 | 60 | 61 | 62 |


Publication of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA),
NOAA Central Library
NOAA Privacy Policy | NOAA Disclaimer
Last Updated:
July 7, 2015