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Witnessing an sub-Antarctic Volcano Erupting

 

sub-Antarctic Volcano Erupting

Scientists have taken rare video footage of an eruption of the Big Ben volcano on remote sub-Antarctic Heard Island…

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By |Feb 5, 2016|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

Newly restored photos of Shackleton’s Fateful Antarctic Voyage

Shackleton’s Fateful Antarctic Voyage

The book ‘Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage‘ in the Antarctic, is one of the most emotional – breathtaking real adventures I ever read! Each photograph of the expedition is a testament to Shackleton’s ability to lead and will to survive…

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By |Jan 19, 2016|Categories: Discoveries|Tags: |

World’s largest Canyon discovered beneath the Antarctic ice sheet

World's largest Canyon discovered beneath the Antarctic ice sheet

World’s largest Canyon discovered beneath the Antarctic ice sheet, located in Princess Elizabeth Land.

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By |Jan 14, 2016|Categories: Discoveries|Tags: , , |

Distant Neutrinos Detected Below Antarctic Ice

IceCube's Antarctic lab in Antarctica

The IceCube Neutrino Observatory near the South Pole, in Antarctica, has begun to detect neutrinos, nearly invisible particles of very high energy.

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By |Sep 1, 2015|Categories: Physics|Tags: , , |

New detailed view of Antarctica’s Ocean currents

Antarctica's Ocean currents from the Lab's MPAS-Ocean Model

This visualization from the Lab’s MPAS-Ocean Model, shows in high-resolution the ocean currents and eddies in a global ocean simulation with the Antarctic in the center.

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By |May 18, 2015|Categories: Technology news|Tags: , , |

Creatures on the Antarctic seabed

Creature on the Antarctic seabed

Watch the footage from the Ross Ice Shelf area, with creatures on the Antarctic seabed, seen for the first time.   Take a look at the video…

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By |Apr 6, 2015|Categories: Discoveries|Tags: , , |

Beautiful Antarctic Icebergs and ice

Ghostly iceberg near Bandits hut

Beautiful images of icebergs and ice from the Antarctic continent, a land mass covered with ice up to 4 km thick.  Ghostly iceberg near Bandits hut (Photo: Nichol H)

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By |Jan 20, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

Antarctic Port for Research and Tourism

Antarctic Port (14)

A futuristic Antarctic Port for research and tourism, a multi-functional hub for transport and accommodation designed by architecture student at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna.

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By |Oct 1, 2014|Categories: Architecture|Tags: , |

Polar Snow Crawler 1930s inspired

Polar Snow Crawler

This futuristic Polar Snow Crawler giant, inspired by the one-of-a-kind Antarctic Snow Cruiser constructed back in the 1930s.

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By |Jun 5, 2014|Categories: Vehicles|Tags: , , |

Antarctopia- the Antarctic Pavilion

The Antarctic Pavilion

Antarctopia, Antarctica‘s first pavilion for Venice Biennial 2014, by Zaha Hadid and Leading Architects Design.    Image credit Alexy Kozyr.

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By |Jun 4, 2014|Categories: Architecture|Tags: , , , |