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Antarctica Photo Gallery

McMurdo Station

McMurdo on the Bay
The segmented, tan building (46,500 square feet) at center is the Albert P. Crary Science & Engineering Center, built in the 1990s to replace several aging research facilities. Beyond the lab are dormitories (brown buildings) and the research ship Nathaniel B. Palmer in tiny Winter Quarters Bay. Beyond the bay are Hut Point and McMurdo Sound. McMurdo is the logistics hub of most of the U.S. Antarctic Program. Most cargo and all fuel come to McMurdo by one cargo ship and one tanker per year.
(PhotoCredit: Lynn Teo Simarski, NSF)

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