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Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 12:00pm
They are set up well at the South Pole station, with comfortable (enough) living quarters, tasty meals, and engaging activities.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 12:00pm
The IceCube winterovers have plenty of darkness to look forward to in the coming months, but in the meantime they’ve been outside in the sunlight doing all sorts of things.
south pole marker
Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 1:30pm
A flurry of activities marked the end of 2012 and the beginning of 2013, a marathon and a golf tournament among them. There was also the traditional ceremony to remark the geographical South Pole.
Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 1:30pm
Not sure what the costume is all about, but these people are clearly running a race. Around the world that is.
Friday, December 14, 2012 - 1:30pm
Antarctica’s a cold continent, and all of the activities at the South Pole would not be possible without abundant sources of energy, which must be transported in. Since all supplies to the Pole come from McMurdo Station on the coast, the “South Pole Traverse” was developed as a viable option to reduce dependence on airlifts, which are routinely delayed due to inclement weather.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 1:30pm
There won’t be too many more shots of this South Pole marker. Each year, on the first of January, a ceremony is held in which a special new marker is placed at the spot of the current geographic South Pole.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 1:30pm
A nice halo sets a peaceful scene from the Pole, but it has been anything but quiet around there these days. Planes landing and taking off. Summer people arriving, winter people leaving. Hugs and photos.
south pole crew
Monday, November 12, 2012 - 1:15pm
The time has come for the changing of the guard. Above, (L-R), Carlos Pobes, Felipe Pedreros Bustos, Blaise Kuo Tiong, and Sven Lidstrom pose in the South Pole "departure lounge."
Friday, November 9, 2012 - 1:15pm
With the first planes of the summer season come an influx of new faces and fresh products for the South Pole station.
Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 12:15pm
This week saw the first planes arriving for the summer season at the Pole—that’s pretty thrilling when you’ve been basically isolated for eight months.