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Snapshots

  1. 3 Wings

    Snapshot Title: 3 Wings
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole Station - View from A1, Floor 2 Looking Toward Grid South, Late Summer 2010
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Foreground to background, the entrance to A4, entrance to B1 and the entrance to B4.



  2. Fuel tanks

    Snapshot Title: Fuel tanks
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole Station - View from A1, Floor 2 Looking Toward Grid South, Late Summer 2010
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    At the End of the World



  3. Ice Cube Buildings

    Snapshot Title: Ice Cube Buildings
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole Station - View from A1, Floor 2 Looking Toward Grid South, Late Summer 2010
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Ice Cube is South Pole's in-ice neutrino telescope.



  4. The BARFF

    Snapshot Title: The BARFF
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole Station - View from A1, Floor 2 Looking Toward Grid South, Late Summer 2010
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    The ARFF is serviced in this white and orange building. .



  5. The RF

    Snapshot Title: The RF
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole Station - View from A1, Floor 2 Looking Toward Grid South, Late Summer 2010
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Radio Frequency.



  6. The DNF

    Snapshot Title: The DNF
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole Station - View from A1, Floor 2 Looking Toward Grid South, Late Summer 2010
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Do Not Freeze. We use this building for cargo that would be damaged if it was left in an unheated building.



  7. South Pole International Pax Terminal

    Snapshot Title: South Pole International Pax Terminal
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole Station - View from A1, Floor 2 Looking Toward Grid South, Late Summer 2010
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    In summer, the sun help keep this building warm. During the winter, there are no passengers to us the building. The little building will be towed away from from the skiway, and stored where it will ca...



  8. The "Head Module"

    Snapshot Title: The "Head Module"
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole Station - View from A1, Floor 2 Looking Toward Grid South, Late Summer 2010
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    The residents of Summer Camp can go to this building to use toilets and showers.



  9. Solar Panels

    Snapshot Title: Solar Panels
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole Station - View from A1, Floor 2 Looking Toward Grid South, Late Summer 2010
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    For the time that the sun is far enough above the horizon.



  10. TDRS Dome

    Snapshot Title: TDRS Dome
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole Station - View from A1, Floor 2 Looking Toward Grid South, Late Summer 2010
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    For the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System.



  11. GOES dome

    Snapshot Title: GOES dome
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole Station - View from A1, Floor 2 Looking Toward Grid South, Late Summer 2010
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    GOES stands for Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite.



  12. Spare Arches

    Snapshot Title: Spare Arches
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole Station - View from A1, Floor 2 Looking Toward Grid South, Late Summer 2010
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    This arrangement looks a bit like modern art. The various pieces of arch material have been aligned to reduce drifting.



  13. Cryo and the BIFF

    Snapshot Title: Cryo and the BIFF
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole Station - View from A1, Floor 2 Looking Toward Grid South, Late Summer 2010
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    We launch weather balloons from this little building complex.



  14. Something New

    Snapshot Title: Something New
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole Station - View from A1, Floor 2 Looking Toward Grid South, Late Summer 2010
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    The is an experiment. Maybe in the future wind will power the South Pole Station.



  15. Cargo Office

    Snapshot Title: Cargo Office
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole Station - View from A1, Floor 2 Looking Toward Grid South, Late Summer 2010
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    During the summer, the folks in this blue building were busy getting packages onto and off of the planes from McMurdo.



  16. Is Something Missing?

    Snapshot Title: Is Something Missing?
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole Station - View from A1, Floor 2 Looking Toward Grid South, Late Summer 2010
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Most definately



  17. Hypertat

    Snapshot Title: Hypertat
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: South Pole Station - View from A1, Floor 2 Looking Toward Grid South, Late Summer 2010
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    One of many building styles found at the South Pole.