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A pista da estação McMurdo, na Antártida, é apenas uma faixa de gelo, sujeita às variações climáticas do continente

Era mais uma sombria e solitária noite na Estação McMurdo, na Antártida, quando um cientista americano, que conduz uma pesquisa no continente, decidiu criar uma conta no aplicativo Tinder, “só por diversão” >> Leia http://www.viniciuscovas.com/2015/01/tinder-une-casal-de-cientistas-na-artartida/

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A pista da estação #McMurdo, na #Antártida, é apenas uma faixa de gelo, sujeita às variações climáticas do continente.

It's on the list--to work in McMurdo for a season. Apparently Raytheon is transitioning out of this role this spring, and Lockheed Martin will be taking over.

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A diving hole in the sea ice: Much of the diving at McMurdo Sound is through holes that are blasted in the 8 to 15 foot thick sea ice. Here is such a hole, showing the clear dark waters beneath. Visibility in the early part of the season can be in excess of 500 feet. The divers see the sea ice above stretching out like a vast roof.

Work for a summer or winter season, (or both!) in Antarctica with the United States Antarctic Program. McMurdo Station, the continent’s largest base for scientific research and exploration, employs hundreds of enthusiastic people each year, from cooks to shuttle drivers to communication operators.

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“His mind reached out to the men around him, resting briefly on each, one by one. The stain of sin was small weight on his conscience, compared with these. Ross, McMurdo, Kincaid, Kent, McClure… he paused to give brief thanks that his wife and the...

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Antarctic Nacreous 2 - Same location and time just a wider view point. Nacreous Clouds have a short season in Antarctica so you grab photos when you can. This was out the back door of my work center at McMurdo Station.

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Air Guard resumes flights to Antarctica

GLENVILLE - Two LC-130s and air crews with the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing departed Tuesday for McMurdo Station in Antarctica. The flights will support the 29th season of Operation Deep Freeze, the logistical support that the military provides to the National Science Foundation-managed U.S. Antarctic research program.

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