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A ground blizzard sweeps across the ice shelf that leads to Ross Island, where McMurdo Station and New Zealand's Scott Base are located Stormy Weather
Features / Life on the Ice
Thursday October 02, 2014

Stormy weather. It's been a familiar tune the last couple of months at McMurdo Station, where more than 62 inches of snow fell in August and windy conditions caused delays to several flights scheduled that month.
Two aircraft carrying more than 160 people landed on a runway made of ice on the Ross Ice Shelf on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 New Chapter Begins
Features / Operations
Tuesday September 30, 2014

Two aircraft carrying more than 160 people landed on a runway made of ice on the Ross Ice Shelf on Tuesday, kicking off the 2014-15 field season for the U.S. Antarctic Program.

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