Another panorama from the September 30 outing. This one shows The Dome, the most famous South Pole landmark. You will notice the heavy snow drifts around it. The drifts are one of the reasons why it has become impractical to maintain the structure and a new station was built instead.
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|Temperature: -64.0°C / -83.2°F, Windchill: -83.2°C / -117.7°F, Wind: ENE (70.0°) at 8.0 knt
Date: 2007-09-30 22:29:20 NZDT
In unrelated news, today’s Basler passenger flight to the South Pole has been canceled for weather. The invasion has come to a crawling halt :-)