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McMurdo Station

A view of McMurdo Station with a frozen Ross Sea in the background.
Hannes Grobe, Alfred Wegener Institute

McMurdo Station is the hub of the U.S. Antarctic Program. Since 1955, scientists have been coming to McMurdo primarily in the southern 'summer' months of October to February. Amidst the penguins and the seals, researchers look at everything from ecosystems underwater to ozone holes in the atmosphere

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