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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
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Tractor-train stopped on way up Skelton Glacier McMurdo Station to South Pole traverse
January, 1961
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The crevasses were capable of swallowing the tractors. McMurdo Station to South Pole traverse
January, 1961
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The crevasses were capable of swallowing the tractors. McMurdo Station to South Pole traverse
January, 1961
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To bridge the larger crevasses, boards were brought to use as bridges. McMurdo Station to South Pole traverse
January, 1961
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The trail of the tractor-train receding far into the distance. McMurdo Station to South Pole traverse
January, 1961
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Passing along the front of the Trans-Antarctic Mountains on the way up Skelton Glacier. McMurdo Station to South Pole traverse.
January, 1961
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Cracks in sea ice as seen from the air
January, 1961
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Flying over large tabular icebergs on the way to McMurdo Sound
December, 1960
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Flying over large tabular icebergs on the way to McMurdo Sound
December, 1960
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Flying over large tabular icebergs on the way to McMurdo Sound
December, 1960
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A pressure ridge on the sea ice at McMurdo Sound
December, 1960
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Viewing some of the scenery in the vicinity of McMurdo Sound
December, 1960
2462 thumbnail picture
A rugged glacial sculpted valley near McMurdo Station
December, 1960
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A closeup of a jumbled mass of ice on a mountainside
December, 1960
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A closeup of a jumbled mass of ice on a mountainside
December, 1960
2465 thumbnail picture
Going down into a large crevasse for a closer look.
December, 1960
2466 thumbnail picture
Grabbing a drink from a snow-melt stream
December, 1960
2467 thumbnail picture
An Antarctic dry valley.
December, 1960
2468 thumbnail picture
A lonely Antarctic outpost
December, 1960
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Looking into an Antarctic dry valley
December, 1960
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A dry valley surrounded by Antarctic mountains
December, 1960
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Looking ahead from on top of a tractor-pulled wanigan. Large round tires carried fuel. McMurdo Station to South Pole traverse
December, 1960
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Tractor-train heading up Skelton Glacier McMurdo Station to South Pole traverse
December, 1960
2473 thumbnail picture
Probing for crevasses on Skelton Glacier. Note life lines. McMurdo Station to South Pole traverse
January, 1961
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Bridging a crevasse. McMurdo Station to South Pole traverse
January, 1961
2475 thumbnail picture
The landing field at McMurdo Station.
December, 1960
2476 thumbnail picture
McMurdo Station
December, 1960
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Mount Erebus
December, 1960
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McMurdo Station scene
December, 1960
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Helicopters at McMurdo Station.
December, 1960
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Large stand built of welded fuel barrels set as navigation aid on way to South Pole. McMurdo Station to South Pole traverse
January, 1961
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Looking back at the trail as the expedition leaves the Trans- Antarctic Mountains on the last 300 miles to the South Pole. McMurdo Station to South Pole traverse
January, 1961
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Ardo X. Meyer, traverse navigator and geomagnetic observer, celebrating at South Pole Station after completing traverse and two months on the ice cap. McMurdo Station to South Pole traverse
January, 1961
2483 thumbnail picture
Statue of Antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott along the Avon River in Christchurch, New Zealand.
1996
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Photographer getting ready to set up for shot of Mount Erebus across sea ice.
1996 December
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Gerlache Strait on the Antarctic Peninsula. 64 30 S Latitude 62 20 W Longitude.
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The Ross Ice Shelf at the Bay of Whales - the point where Amundsen staged his successful assault on the South Pole. 78 30 S Latitude 164 20W Longitude.
1998 November
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Littleton Harbor near Christchurch, New Zealand. The home port of the NATHANIEL B. PALMER, the NSF research icebreaker.
1996 December
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A bow shot of the NATHANIEL B. PALMER set in the ice.
1996 December
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Waves breaking as seen from a porthole on the 0-1 Deck of the NATHANIEL B. PALMER. Crossing the Southern Ocean.
1998 October
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Helicopter resupply of the NATHANIEL B. PALMER. Supplies being ferried from McMurdo Station.
1998 November
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Helicopter resupply of the NATHANIEL B. PALMER. Supplies being ferried from McMurdo Station.
1996 December
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Map of Antarctica - early Twentieth Century map from the National Geographic Society. Shows track of Admiral Richard Byrd's flight track to the South Pole.
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Shaded relief map of Antarctica developed from RADARSAT Synthetic Aperture Radar data. RADARSAT is a Canadian satellite.
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McMurdo Station from Observation Hill.
1990 December
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Sir Raymond Priestly after spending nine months in a snow cave at Terra Nova Bay in Victoria Land, Antarctica.
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Water color by Edward Wilson of seal. Wilson was a member of the ill-fated Robert Falcon Scott expedition.
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Water color by Edward Wilson of leopard seal pursuing penguins. Wilson was a member of the ill-fated Robert Falcon Scott expedition.
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Personnel basket putting people out on the ice for sample collection from the NATHANIEL B. PALMER.
1997 January
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Assorted diatoms living between crystals of annual sea ice in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. Image digitized from original 35mm Ektachrome slide (1983).
1983

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