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McMurdo, Antarctica     You're looking at the section of Transantarctic Mountains to the northwest (Bowers Mountains and Admiralty Mountains) and west (Prince Albert Mountains) of McMurdo Sound, which is near the center bottom of the image. On the east side of McMurdo Sound is Ross Island and Mt. Erebus, the southermost known active volcano. McMurdo Station is ~40 km south by southwest of Mt. Erebus. And of course this area was also the base for several early expeditions, such as Scott's and Shackleton's. What I like most about this image is the two glacial tongues coming from the mountains into the sea, the Aviator (smaller one to the north) and the Drygalski (larger one to the south).

McMurdo, Antarctica


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