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Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists
Arriving on the Southernmost Continent (Clip)
Date: December 8, 2008
Running Time: 00:01:28

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This program is available for download in the Ice Stories Polar Media Collection.


Five hours after boarding our flight in Christchurch, New Zealand, the intrepid Exploratorium crew arrives on the southern-most continent. As soon as the aircraft door opens and we feel the chill of the polar air, we know we are at the start of our adventure. The C-17 aircraft lands a good distance from McMurdo requiring a 40 minute drive back (at the top breakneck speed of 25 mph!) by our driver "Yoyo".
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