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Small icebergs in Kristie Cove near Palmer Station
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Small icebergs in Kristie Cove near Palmer Station

February 25, 2014
Small icebergs in Kristie Cove near Palmer Station. The National Science Foundation runs the U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP). In addition to maintaining three U.S. research stations on the continent, USAP supports research projects in an array of scientific disciplines including, for example, aeronomy and astrophysics, biology and medicine, geology and geophysics, glaciology, and ocean and climate systems. Outreach such as the Antarctic Artists and Writers program and education programs are also supported. (Date of image: June 30, 2012) Credit: Janice O'Reilly, National Science Foundation