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A storm in February lashes the cargo ship MAERSK ILLINOIS while it is tied up at the McMurdo Station ice pier February Storm Causes Operational Scramble at McMurdo Station
Around the Continent / McMurdo Station News
Thursday March 20, 2014

February was a hectic month at McMurdo Station, as personnel made the final push to complete preparations for winter.

South Pole Station

The last of the summer crew boards the last LC-130 before winter South Pole Begins Winter Isolation
Around the Continent / South Pole Station News
Thursday March 6, 2014

Winter has officially begun at South Pole Station. The last LC-130 left on Feb. 14 and the last Twin Otter left on Feb. 19. New and old friends said their goodbyes and wished each other safe travels or luck for the coming months.

Palmer Station

A storm front approaches Palmer Station. Signs of Winter Appearing at Palmer Station
Around the Continent / Palmer Station News
Thursday March 6, 2014

February marks the start of a transition from summer science to the winter research season. Shortly, most of the active science groups will make their way north.

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