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Svalbard, Norway
       
     
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Cape Royds, Antarctica

An Adelie penguin at the world's southernmost penguin colony.

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The RV Lance, a Norwegian polar research vessel, stuck in sea ice at 83' N.

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A C-17 carries polar scientists and contractors to McMurdo Station.

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The KV Svalbard, a Norwegian Coast Guard icebreaker, cuts a path into the sea ice for the RV Lance.

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Arctic Ocean

The crackled edge of winter sea ice above Norway.

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Arctic Ocean, 83' N.

The RV Lance, a Norwegian research vessel, marooned in winter sea ice.

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Tailing the KV Svalbard through winter sea ice.

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Antarctica

Cockpit of a C-17.

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Arctic Ocean, 83' N.
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The polar sunrise, after six months below the horizon.

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Arctic Ocean

Scientists with the Korean Polar Research Institute launch a weather ballon over the sea ice at 83' N.

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Mt. Erebus, Antarctica
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Arctic Ocean, 83' N.

Polar scientists bore a hole in the sea ice to study the ocean's biology.

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Spitsbergen Island, Svalbard, Norway
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Ross Sea, Antarctica
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McMurdo Station, Antarctica
South Pole, Antarctica
       
     
South Pole, Antarctica
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Svalbard, Norway

The Global Seed Vault, a repository for the world's first secure, deep-frozen repository for backup supplies of seeds.

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Scott's Hut, Antarctica

Supplies from the 1910–1913 expedition of Robert Falcon Scott.

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Arctic Ocean

KV Svalbard, a Norwegian icebreaker, at 83' N.