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MCMURDO FROM THE AIR  
   

MCMURDO FROM THE AIR

hut point peninsula, surrounded by ice as it has been for over 10 years, most of the pics are taken from the center of the land, at Mcmurdo station
The Ice has Gone Out!

March 10th 2011
Antarctica is covered by Ice, so much of it that the entire continent has been pushed hundreds if not thousands of feet down into the Earths crust by the sheer wieght. Its over 3 miles thick in places- pretty amazing really. In the winter the entire landmass is surrounded by a ring of ice that can go out over 100 miles or more in places, its the seasonal Sea Ice, which in summer often breaks up an ... 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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