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The Observation Hill Camera at McMurdo Station, March 2017 Getting Down To Business
Around the Continent / McMurdo Station News
Tuesday April 25, 2017

March, the first full month of the winter season, is all about getting into the swing of things, both in terms of working life and time off. With mainbody in our rearview mirror, attention has shifted from making that transition successful to completing winter projects.

South Pole Station

Runners line up at the starting line for the Race Around the World The Station Abides
Around the Continent / South Pole Station News
Wednesday June 14, 2017

Now that winter has officially set in, the station has been settling into more of a routine. On May 28th, most of the station got together in the gym to watch the movie The Big Lebowski. A bowling lane was set up in one of the corners and a rug was found to really tie the room together.

Palmer Station

The sun sets behind one of the storage tanks on the station The Last Holdout Of The Sun
Around the Continent / Palmer Station News
Wednesday June 14, 2017

We didn’t notice it until it wasn’t there: sometime, in between all of the cargo ops, food pulls, and science sampling, the sun winked at us one final time and disappeared to its winter resting place behind the Marr Ice Piedmont.

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