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An aerial view of Summer Camp at the South Pole Station in February 2011, about a year before its use was discontinued. Frontier Living
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Friday July 11, 2014

This isn't the sort of summer camp where you send the kids. Rather, Summer Camp became known as the collection of Jamesways and other buildings at the South Pole Station that housed additional personnel when population exceeded permanent housing. Now Summer Camp is going away.
An aerial view of Erebus volcano crater, where in 1979 a tourist flight from New Zealand crashed, killing all 257 people on board. Heroism Not Forgotten
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Friday May 02, 2014

Four former U.S. Navy service members recently received recognition in the role they played nearly 35 years ago in the recovery of more than 250 bodies from a plane crash into the side of a volcano in Antarctica.

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