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Inside the historic hut at Cape Royds, Shaun O’Boyle lines up his camera to capture the scene. The Aesthetics of Antarctic Architecture
Features / Artists and Writers Program
Thursday April 28, 2016

The current aesthetics of McMurdo station and its field camps are not likely to go down in history as great achievements of modern architecture. But for photographer Shaun O’Boyle, this weathered, utilitarian look was a part of what attracted him to Antarctica.
The tanker ship USNS Maersk Peary docked at McMurdo Station's ice pier is covered by a late season snowfall. As Residents Depart, Winter Arrives
Features / Operations
Wednesday March 02, 2016

Operations at McMurdo Station and the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station have transitioned into winter mode as the residents prepare for nearly four months of total darkness. The last flight of the season left the South Pole on February 16 and the last regular flight out of McMurdo left on March 2.

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