Picture Gallery for Tue 2006-10-31 09:03:01 UTC


Click to enlargeAntarctica!
Click to enlargeAntarctica!
Click to enlargeAntarctica!
Click to enlargeOne more shot of the cargo.
Click to enlargeIce floes.
Click to enlargeThe moon over the ice.
Click to enlargeWaiting to disembark after landing.
Click to enlargeDisembarking at the Ice Runway.
Click to enlarge"Ivan" the Terra Bus.
Click to enlargeMore people deplaning.
Click to enlargeFirst impressions of the landscape: snow, rock, sky.
Click to enlargeVehicles waiting to unload the plane.
Click to enlargeA converted truck. There's a few of these around.
Click to enlargeAfter all the passengers are out of the way, the real work can begin: unloading the cargo.
Click to enlargeA LC-130 "Hercules" waits beyond the C-17.

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(4067x1265, 2944.89 kb) A view of the ice runway just before departing for the town.

Click to enlargeA jack-o-lantern trailer. How appropriate.
Click to enlargeUnloading the 17.
Click to enlargeLast look at the 17 as we head into town.
Click to enlargeWelcome to McMurdo Station.
Click to enlargeThe outskirts of town.
Click to enlargeThe buildings of McMurdo.
Click to enlargeThe buildings of McMurdo.
Click to enlargeThe buildings of McMurdo. The brown buildings that look like dorms are, in fact, dorms.
Click to enlargeWaiting for a delta to go by in downtown McMurdo.
Click to enlargeThe Chalet.
Click to enlargeUnloading Ivan. Remember, it's Halloween; the driver doesn't always dress like that.
Click to enlargeView of the Ice Runway from the Chalet.
Click to enlargeFlags at the Chalet.
Click to enlargeThe Arrival Brief.
Click to enlargeThe two waves meet.
Click to enlargeThe view from the end of the hall in my dorm looking over the ice.
Click to enlargeAn officially embossed copy of Webster's owned by the US Government.

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