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The Ross Ice Shelf January 12, 2017
Changing atmospheric conditions may contribute to stronger ocean waves in Antarctica
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Airplane landing on ice 60 years ago, first landing at the South Pole paved the way for world-class Antarctic science
Landing of Navy plane opened the Pole for the first time in more than 40 years
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