South Pole Favorite Photos

Helicopter pad at McMurdo.
Helicopters are used to transport supplies and scientists to field camps near to McMurdo. They are also used to transport crew to and from research vessels such as the Nathanael B. Palmer, while the ice is still frozen in the Ross sea.

This photo was taken in December 1997.
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For more pictures of McMurdo, see the Virtual Tour Page on McMurdo.

For more pictures in general, visit The Travel Log Archive or the Virtual Tour of the South Pole.