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Snapshots

  1. flags

    Snapshot Title: flags
    Taken by: Gustavo Rodrigues

    Image: New Year's Eve 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

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  2. slacker

    Snapshot Title: slacker
    Taken by: Angelko Krstanovic

    Image: New Year's Eve 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    someone's got a lot of work left to do for the final statue judging.



  3. St. George's Cross?

    Snapshot Title: St. George's Cross?
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: New Year's Eve 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Is this a brightly docorated Christmas package, or is this the flag of England?



  4. Security Camera in the SouthPole?

    Snapshot Title: Security Camera in the SouthPole?
    Taken by: Kenny

    Image: New Year's Eve 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Why is this needed? More like a Secret Goverment Operation!



  5. Cheers

    Snapshot Title: Cheers
    Taken by: Yupp

    Image: New Year's Eve 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Sure there is some beer overthere!



  6. Skylab

    Snapshot Title: Skylab
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: New Year's Eve 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    The South Pole component of the project.



  7. The Dome

    Snapshot Title: The Dome
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: New Year's Eve 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Which was the 2nd South Pole Station



  8. Ceremonial South Pole

    Snapshot Title: Ceremonial South Pole
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: New Year's Eve 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    It is surrounded by the 12 flags of the original nations of the Antarctic Treaty.



  9. Clinic Windows

    Snapshot Title: Clinic Windows
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: New Year's Eve 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Some people have told me that the window on the right has the station's best view of the South Pole. You can see that view in the panorama, Geographic South Pole www.gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php...



  10. Galley Windows

    Snapshot Title: Galley Windows
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: New Year's Eve 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    After the sun sets, these windows will be covered to protect experiments on the roof of the station and outlying buildings from extraneous light.



  11. The Stair Tower

    Snapshot Title: The Stair Tower
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: New Year's Eve 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Also known as the Beer Can. It has 94 steps to take you from the surface of the ice to the 2nd floor of the station.



  12. Tribute to the Early Explorers

    Snapshot Title: Tribute to the Early Explorers
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: New Year's Eve 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Both Amundsen and Scott were men of vision and great achievement. Maybe one had more skill or clearer weather or better luck. Whatever it was that allowed one expedition to triumph and the other to pe...



  13. Radar for Santa Claus?

    Snapshot Title: Radar for Santa Claus?
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: New Year's Eve 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Looks like the antenna at the top scans the horizon and the box at the bottom is the computer which analyses the signal.

    These kids would love to be there to see him land on the ice with all of his R...



  14. Avant Garde Snowman

    Snapshot Title: Avant Garde Snowman
    Taken by: The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661"

    Image: New Year's Eve 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Deep, deep location envy here.

    Another winner Ella.

    What is the dome for? A social area? Sauna? Shopping mall?



  15. Marker for the Geographic South Pole

    Snapshot Title: Marker for the Geographic South Pole
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: New Year's Eve 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    This is the 2008 version of the South Pole Marker. It was designed and created by members of the station's 2007 overwinter crew.



  16. Antarctica

    Snapshot Title: Antarctica
    Taken by: Peter

    Image: New Year's Eve 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

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