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McMurdo Station

A digital thermometer showing the temperature near McMurdo Station as -70F McMurdo Station Passes Through the Heart of the Antarctic Darkness
Around the Continent / McMurdo Station News
Friday August 15, 2014

June and July are among the toughest months of the Antarctic winter, but we have ridden the falling sun into the heart of darkness and clung to its rise on the other side. Or, to put it more simply, winter life at McMurdo Station has finally turned a corner.

South Pole Station

Dawn breaks at the South Pole Dawn Beginning to Break at South Pole
Around the Continent / South Pole Station News
Thursday September 11, 2014

Despite the long winter, isolation and close quarters, life at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station continues to be going well as we inch toward the beginning of summer.

Palmer Station

Marine technicians from the GOULD build a boat trailer in the Palmer Station garage Last of Winter Projects Wrapping up in Time for Summer to Begin
Around the Continent / Palmer Station News
Thursday September 11, 2014

August was another successful month at Palmer Station. The research vessel Laurence M. Gould was at the pier for the first half of the month, as science continued at a brisk pace, right up until it was time for the ship to depart on Aug. 17, taking with it the majority of the station population.

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