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LDB Construction Site

Work continues on a new suite of buildings for NASA's Long Distance Balloon (LDP) program. A couple weeks ago, temperatures here reached -68F, WITHOUT wind-chill. The site is directly on the Ross Ice Shelf and cold dense air flows there, whereas town, which is only a few 10's of feet higher, is often much warmer.
Mid-Winter at McMurdo

June 18th 2005
Here are some recent photos from the 50th Winter Over at McMurdo. ... 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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