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McMurdo Station

The Chalet barely stands out against the blowing snow during a brief, relative lull in the worst of the stormy conditions in September September Recap
Around the Continent / McMurdo Station News
Tuesday October 16, 2018

The month before Mainbody is usually a busy one at McMurdo, and this year was no exception. After the initial flurry of activity and adjustment to a dramatically increased station population following the first couple of flights at the end of August, station residents got down to the task of preparing for the frenetic pace of the coming summer season.

South Pole Station

As the rising sun brightens the surroundings, the hardened snow forms in front of the station known as sastrugi become more distinct An Obscured Sunrise
Around the Continent / South Pole Station News
Tuesday October 16, 2018

After half a year of darkness, the sun rose once again over Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station on September 22. The forty winterovers have been awaiting this moment with great anticipation and relief, only to find themselves inside a big white Ping-Pong ball of blowing snow at the day of the equinox.

Palmer Station

The station celebrates midwinter with a feast on the solstice Winter Creeps In
Around the Continent / Palmer Station News
Friday July 20, 2018

It was a busy June for Palmer station, starting with the departure of the Laurence M. Gould. After a flurry of packing, consolidating and saying goodbyes, the ship sailed on June 15th, carrying half the station’s population with it. It was a bittersweet departure: we missed our friends, but we also all got to have our own rooms.

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