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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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McMurdo Station from a small aircraft
Antarctica
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Sea ice at McMurdo Sound
Antarctica
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Fred Walton on a primitive snowmobile at McMurdo Station
Antarctica
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Scientists during survival training exercise prior to debarking for South Pole
Antarctica
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Survival exercises prior to debarking for South Pole
Antarctica
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A mummified seal in an Antarctic dry valley near McMurdo Station. This seal could be hundreds of years old
Antarctica
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The Amundsen-Scott Memorial at South Pole Station
Antarctica
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The Transantarctic Range as seen while flying to South Pole Station
Antarctica
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Ski-equipped C-130 taking off from the South Pole
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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Ski-equipped C-130 on its way back to McMurdo Sound from the South Pole.
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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United States flag marks the geographic South Pole.
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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Fred Walton proving that it's optional whether to walk upside-down or right-side up at the South Pole. Just kidding!
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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Fred Walton helping out at the snow hole - a site for studying recent layers of South Pole snow buildup and precipitation.
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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Layers of snow in the snow hole.
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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Layers of snow in the snow hole. Note yearly dates in upper right corner of photo.
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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South Pole Station in the summer of 1968.
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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Adjusting antenna at South Pole Station
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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Coming down from adjusting antenna after 2 hours in 50 below zero weather
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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Construction zone at the South Pole
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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Construction zone at the South Pole
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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The last plane at South Pole Station before the fall sunset
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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Kicking up a little loose ice and snow during takeoff. The last plane at South Pole Station before the fall sunset
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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The last plane at South Pole Station taking off before the fall sunset
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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The last plane out leaving for McMurdo Station
Antarctica, South Pole Station
1624 thumbnail picture
Main street of the South Pole Station
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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Sastrugi - windsculpted snow
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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Sastrugi - windsculpted snow
Antarctica, South Pole Station
1627 thumbnail picture
The library at South Pole Station
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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Fred Walton getting wired up for sleep/brainwave experiments
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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Fred Walton ready for ghostbusters - the truth is out there! Really Fred was wired up for a sleep/brainwave medical experiment.
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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Fred Walton working on scientific equipment at South Pole Station.
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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The coming Spring heralded by twilight in mid-September
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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The coming Spring heralded by twilight in mid-September
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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The coming Spring heralded by twilight in mid-September
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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The first sunrays illuminating the generator exhaust at South Pole Station
Antarctica, South Pole Station
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Aerial view of McMurdo Sound Station.
Antarctica November 1978
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C-141's on the tarmack at Honolulu on the way to New Zealand stopover.
Antarctica November 1978
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Cockpit of C-141 flying over approach to Antarctic continent
Antarctica November 1978
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What the well-dressed scientist wears at South Pole Station.
Antarctica November 1978
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Passing over coastal Antarctic mountains on the way to McMurdo Sound Station.
Antarctica November 1978
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Passing over coastal Antarctic mountains on the way to McMurdo Sound Station.
Antarctica November 1978
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Setting foot on Antarctic soil ( maybe ice would be a better term.)
Antarctica November 1978
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Antarctic headquarters of the National Science Foundation at McMurdo Sound
Antarctica November 1978
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A view of the facilities at McMurdo Sound Station
Antarctica November 1978
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Active volcano Mount Erebus overlooks McMurdo Station
Antarctica November 1978
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Mount Erebus sheathed in a white mantle - the incongruity of fire and ice
Antarctica November 1978
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Mount Erebus blowing off a little steam
Antarctica November 1978
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A view near McMurdo Station
Antarctica November 1978
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A view near McMurdo Station
Antarctica November 1978
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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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