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Veteran Ben Armstrong raises the New Zealand flag at Scott Base during an ANZAC ceremony honoring the sacrifices of military personnel on April 25. Day of Remembrance
Features / Life on the Ice
Monday May 11, 2015

On April 25, New Zealand's Scott Base crew invited McMurdo Station residents to make the two-kilometer trip over the hill and join them in celebrating ANZAC Day, a holiday honoring the fallen soldiers from the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps in World War I and subsequent conflicts.
McMurdo Station residents sort through 16 large cardboard boxes of skua, miscellaneous items left behind by others. Sorting It Out
Features / Life on the Ice
Monday April 06, 2015

A scavenger bird of the Antarctic, skua is also the adopted name for the collection of miscellaneous items that USAP participants leave behind for use by current and future residents. The collection of available skua is never greater than at the beginning of the winter.

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