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Two Icebreakers and the Turning Basin  
   

Two Icebreakers and the Turning Basin

This is the turning basin that the icebreakers made to allow the boats to turn around instead of backing all the way out of the ice channel. The Royal Society Range is in the distance.
McMurdo Station

January 28th 2005
McMurdo Station is the largest US research station in Antarctica. It is located on Ross Island which some consider to be the one of the most beautiful parts of the continent with large barren stretches of shelf ice and large mountain ranges rising in several directions. McMurdo was built as part of Operation Deep Freeze back in the 50’s by the Navy and was run by the Navy until recently when t ... read more
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 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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