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Thanksgiving at 90° South

SOUTH POLE, ANTARCTICA-- Thanksgiving here at the Pole was a treat. The galley staff really knows what they are doing down here and created a great Thanksgiving meal... {Read More »}

To the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

MCMURDO STATION, ANTARCTICA--- Today we go! Both McMurdo and WAIS Divide weather are permitting us to fly! Soon I will board a C-130 Hercules and fly for four hours (about 1,000 miles) to the middle of the West Antarctica Ice Sheet.... {Read More »}

Holiday Weather in McMurdo

MCMURDO STATION, ANTARCTICA-- Thanksgiving Day weather at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, turned out to be pretty interesting, as weather always can change quickly here. Our holiday weekend greeted us with 50 mph winds, but it didn't effect the great feast we had in the dining hall... {Read More »}