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The Ferrar Glacier, in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, was named for Hartley Ferrar, geologist on Capt. Robert Scott's British National Antarctic Expedition (1901-1904). A New Standard
Features / Life on the Ice
Friday July 18, 2014

Those seeking immortality in Antarctica will find the bar has been raised - at least when it comes to being honored by having a geographic feature named after them. The U.S. Board on Geographic Names changed the rules regarding how geographic features in Antarctica should be named.
Carpenter Patrick Bailey uses a chainsaw to cut blocks of ice out of a tunnel below the South Pole Station. Tunnel Vision
Features / Operations
Friday July 11, 2014

The inexorable encroachment of ice in the tunnels below South Pole Station requires a bit of muscle to manage. Meanwhile, the somewhat historic Summer Camp is slowly fading away.

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