An Adelie penguin at the world's southernmost penguin colony.
The RV Lance, a Norwegian polar research vessel, stuck in sea ice at 83' N.
A C-17 carries polar scientists and contractors to McMurdo Station.
The KV Svalbard, a Norwegian Coast Guard icebreaker, cuts a path into the sea ice for the RV Lance.
The crackled edge of winter sea ice above Norway.
The RV Lance, a Norwegian research vessel, marooned in winter sea ice.
Tailing the KV Svalbard through winter sea ice.
Cockpit of a C-17.
The polar sunrise, after six months below the horizon.
Scientists with the Korean Polar Research Institute launch a weather ballon over the sea ice at 83' N.
Polar scientists bore a hole in the sea ice to study the ocean's biology.
The Global Seed Vault, a repository for the world's first secure, deep-frozen repository for backup supplies of seeds.
Supplies from the 1910–1913 expedition of Robert Falcon Scott.