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The Royal Society Range  
   

The Royal Society Range

One of the peaks in the Royal Society Range is Mt. Lister, named after the Canadian who invented Listerine.
Dry Valleys and Fata Morgana

March 11th 2005
Here are some more photos I took from a helicopter while flying through Taylor and Wright Valleys last month. Both valleys are part of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, one of the largest snow-free areas in Antarctica and an area of intense scientific interest and investigation. All these photos were taken through the plastic windshield of the helicopter, so they are not the best quality. Also included ... 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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