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|5 pretty decent sized planes at McMurdo airstrip in Antarctica.||01/20/2009||638|
|The McMurdo Dry Valleys are located on the western coast of McMurdo Sound (77°00'S 162°52'E) and form the largest relatively ice-free area (approximately 4800 square kilometers) on the Antarctic continent. These ice-free areas of Antarctica display a sharp contrast to most other ecosystems in the world, which exist under far more moderate environmental conditions. The perennially ice-covered la...||12/19/2005||885|
|Sunday December 8. 2013 the band Metallica gave a concert at the Argentinian Antarctica station Carlini on King George Island (named Isla 25 de Mayo by Argentina).|
They played for around 20 people of the station on the helipad.
|High resolution satellite views in Antarctica and a few surrounding islands.||09/22/2007||2,872|
|The Lockheed C-121J Super Constellation "Pegasus" crashed during landing at the McMurdo Station on Oct. 8. 1970.|
|The station is named for Nathaniel B. Palmer, usually recognized as the first American to see Antarctica. The maximum population that Palmer Station can accommodate is 46 people. The normal austral summer contingent varies but is generally around 40 people. Palmer is staffed year-round, however, and the population drops to between 15 and 20 people for the winter maintenance after the conclusion...||01/20/2009||454|
|An icebreaker near Mirny Station in the Antarctica.||09/22/2007||1,539|
|An Aeroflot Il-14 from the the Soviet Union that crashed in Molodyozhnaya, Antarctica on January 2, 1979. The engine experienced engine failure shortly after takeoff, killing four of the seven people on board.|
The crash site is well-preserved because of the cold, and the inability to remove the debris.
|Some of the research bases in Antarctica continent.||11/29/2005||1,689|
|a weird green thing in antarctica||03/01/2009||1,360|
|Dome A or Dome Argus is an Antarctic plateau located 1200 kilometres inland. It is thought to be one of the coldest naturally occurring places on Earth, with temperatures believed to reach -90 °C. It is the highest ice feature in Antarctica, comprising a dome or eminence of just over 4,000 m elevation, located near the centre of East Antarctica and approximately midway between the head of Lambe...||01/13/2006||1,073|
|Los Angeles County Fire Station 60, the station used as Station 51 in the 1970's television show "Emergency!"||08/13/2005||488|