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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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Cross erected on Observation Hill, a 600-foot cinder cone. A memorial to the Scott Expedition. Inscription reads: To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
Antarctica November 1978
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Castle Rock looms out of the fog. Thiocal tracked vehicle on the right.
Antarctica November 1978
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Entrance to an ice cave at Erebus Glacier tongue
Antarctica November 1978
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The entrance to the ice cave at Erebus Glacier tongue
Antarctica November 1978
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Ice crystals and icicles at the entrance to the cave at Erebus Glacier tongue
Antarctica November 1978
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Blue ice on the inside - red coats on the outside at Erebus Glacier tongue
Antarctica November 1978
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Ice spelunker in cave passageway at Erebus Glacier tongue
Antarctica November 1978
1507 thumbnail picture
Ice stalactites and columnar appearing sides within the cave at Erebus Glacier tongue.
Antarctica November 1978
1508 thumbnail picture
Weddell Seals hauled out on the ice getting ready to give birth.
Antarctica November 1978
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Weddell Seals hauled out on the ice getting ready to give birth.
Antarctica November 1978
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Weddell Seals hauled out on the ice getting ready to give birth.
Antarctica November 1978
1511 thumbnail picture
Weddell Seals hauled out on the ice getting ready to give birth.
Antarctica November 1978
1512 thumbnail picture
Scientists conducting studies of Weddell seals Hood placed over head causes seal to cause seal to not move. Scientists then tag seal's rear fins.
Antarctica November 1978
1513 thumbnail picture
Memorial to Robert Falcon Scott at Cape Evans
Antarctica November 1978
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The Scott shelter at Cape Evans - He departed from this shelter on his fatal trip to the South Pole.
Antarctica November 1978
1515 thumbnail picture
Boxes of Colman flour preserved since 1911 at Scott shelter at Cape Evans
Antarctica November 1978
1516 thumbnail picture
Weddell seals hauled out on the ice giving birth
Antarctica November 1978
1517 thumbnail picture
A mother Weddell seal and her pup
Antarctica November 1978
1518 thumbnail picture
Ahhhh! What a cute baby! Weddell seal pup.
Antarctica November 1978
1519 thumbnail picture
Complete trust - a baby Weddell seal
Antarctica November 1978
1520 thumbnail picture
Baby seal taking time out from suckling to pose for photographer.
Antarctica November 1978
1521 thumbnail picture
Boy! That milk was good. Think I'll take a nap. Note bloody umbilical cord area.
Antarctica November 1978
1522 thumbnail picture
Shoreline near Cape Evans. 77 38 S Latitude 166 24 E Longitude.
Antarctica November 1978
1523 thumbnail picture
Ice crystals forming
Antarctica November 1978
1524 thumbnail picture
Antarctica Route 1 - there's never a rush hour.
Antarctica November 1978
1525 thumbnail picture
Preparing a shelter in the snow during survival training.
Antarctica November 1978
1526 thumbnail picture
Sculpting ice for the entrance to an impromptu shelter in the ice
Antarctica November 1978
1527 thumbnail picture
Looking out the entrance of the snow and ice shelter during survival training.
Antarctica November 1978
1528 thumbnail picture
Coming into the ice shelter during survival training.
Antarctica November 1978
1529 thumbnail picture
Taking a little snooze in a well-designed and constructed ice shelter.
Antarctica November 1978
1530 thumbnail picture
Social life under the ice during survival training exercise.
Antarctica November 1978
1531 thumbnail picture
The completed shelter from the outside.
Antarctica November 1978
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A little dog sled training was given during survival training.
Antarctica November 1978
1533 thumbnail picture
The New Zealanders maintained a dog sled team at the time of this photo. Dogs came from a Greenland lineage now bred at Scott Base. Dogs are no longer permitted in Antarctica.
Antarctica November 1978
1534 thumbnail picture
What beautiful dogs!
Antarctica November 1978
1535 thumbnail picture
Scott Base is maintained by New Zealand. Mileage sign for those interested in going home.
Antarctica November 1978
1536 thumbnail picture
An ice cave with a freeze-dried mummified bird
Antarctica November 1978
1537 thumbnail picture
Stalactites and masses of ice crystals
Antarctica November 1978
1538 thumbnail picture
A mass of ice crystals at the end of the cave
Antarctica November 1978
1539 thumbnail picture
Ice crystals growing in a small crevasse
Antarctica November 1978
1540 thumbnail picture
Ice crystals
Antarctica November 1978
1541 thumbnail picture
Ice crystals
Antarctica November 1978
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The entrance to the cave
Antarctica November 1978
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Intrepid explorers were rewarded by glimpses of crystal-lined ice cavern.
Antarctica November 1978
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Crystals, ice columns, and refrozen ice
Antarctica November 1978
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Using candles for lighting while exploring ice cave. Without candles, it was pitch-black in this cave.
Antarctica November 1978
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Ice stalactites, columns of ice, refrozen floor of cave, and ice crystals.
Antarctica November 1978
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The view from the inside looking out of the cave.
Antarctica November 1978
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Dendritic ice crystals illuminated by spotlight.
Antarctica November 1978
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Robert Falcon Scott's Hut Point Shelter at McMurdo Station
Antarctica November 1978

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