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Prince Albert II of Monaco at the South Pole.
Photo Credit: Scot Jackson
Prince Albert II of Monaco stops at the geographic South Pole during a tour of Antarctica in January. The 50-year-old prince made a month-long journey to view the effects of climate change firsthand. The expedition also included a stop at McMurdo Station.

A royal visit

Prince Albert II of Monaco tours Antarctica to see effects of climate change

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Curator: Michael Lucibella, Antarctic Support Contract | NSF Official: Peter West, Office of Polar Programs