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Another chunk of B-15  
   

Another chunk of B-15

This is the famous iceberg that broke off of west Antarctica in 2001 that is an early indicator of global warming... plus it's been messing with the McMurdo ice melting patterns ever since it got lodged in this area. The scientists are all keeping their fingers crossed that this will be the year that it finally drifts out to the ocean and open waters will return to McMurdo...
Granite Harbor field camp

December 9th 2007
I was chosen as one of the four carpenters to go out to Granite Harbor to pull out the field camp that had been established there for ANDRILL (www.andrill.org). Granite Harbor (~100 miles north along the mainland coastline) that had been established for the ANDRILL team to do test drilling (of sea ice and sediment cores) for a few weeks after which we were called ... read more
Antarctica » Antarctica » McMurdo Station

 Flag Speculation over the existence of a "southern land" was not confirmed until the early 1820s when British and American commercial operators and British and Russian national expeditions began exploring the Antarctic Peninsula region and other areas sou... ... read more
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