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Diver Rob Robbins, left, prepares to lead Lily Simonson on a dive into McMurdo Sound. Those Were the Days
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Thursday December 11, 2014

The year was 1979. Of the many people who stepped off a plane that year, four of them are still working here 35 years later. For all of them, it was a year they will never forget.
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.

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