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Punta Arenas, Chile

December 19, 2012
Punta Arenas, Chile, is where Operation Ice Bridge's Antarctic campaign is based. Weather permitting, flights leave from the airport in Punta Arenas for round trip flights over Antarctica to study changes to the region's sea ice, ice sheets and glaciers. Credit: Jim Yungel/NASA