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Snapshots

  1. Cross

    Snapshot Title: Cross
    Taken by: Bob Johnson

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Cross at the top of the mountain.



  2. Passenger Deltas and Ivan the Terra Bus

    Snapshot Title: Passenger Deltas and Ivan the Terra Bus
    Taken by: Zbigniew Malolepszy

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    the fleet of the McMurdo base



  3. Happy Camper's site

    Snapshot Title: Happy Camper's site
    Taken by: Zbigniew

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    USAP snow school



  4. heli

    Snapshot Title: heli
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    snapped!



  5. ice bergs

    Snapshot Title: ice bergs
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Tabular bergs with the Transantarctic Mountains behind



  6. Choppers

    Snapshot Title: Choppers
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    McMurdo Helipad



  7. Edge of the Ross Ice Shelf

    Snapshot Title: Edge of the Ross Ice Shelf
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    The pressure ridges here mark the boundary between the 80m thick ice shelf and the seasonal sea ice closer towards the camera



  8. Mount Terror

    Snapshot Title: Mount Terror
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Volcano



  9. Castle Rock

    Snapshot Title: Castle Rock
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    A great cross country ski destination



  10. White Island

    Snapshot Title: White Island
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Looking South



  11. Mount Discovery

    Snapshot Title: Mount Discovery
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Volcano



  12. Royal Society Range

    Snapshot Title: Royal Society Range
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Transantarctic Mountains



  13. Accomodation Blocks

    Snapshot Title: Accomodation Blocks
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Space for over 1000 people



  14. Foot prints

    Snapshot Title: Foot prints
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    in the snow...



  15. Patterned Ground

    Snapshot Title: Patterned Ground
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    These polygon shapes are created by frost action in the ground surface



  16. Pressure Ridges

    Snapshot Title: Pressure Ridges
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    These ridges and broken blocks of ice are created by the movement of the Ross Ice Shelf as it flows around the edge of Ross Island



  17. Crary Lab

    Snapshot Title: Crary Lab
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    High tech science research facility



  18. Scott's Discovery Hut

    Snapshot Title: Scott's Discovery Hut
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Captain Scott's original antarctic expedition base



  19. Scott's Cross

    Snapshot Title: Scott's Cross
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Commemorating Robert F Scott and his polar party twho died on their return journey from the South Pole



  20. Scott Base

    Snapshot Title: Scott Base
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    New Zealand's antarctic base



  21. Mount Erebus

    Snapshot Title: Mount Erebus
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    The world's southernmost active volcano letting off steam