List of Places Visited on TGAA
When I was in the Antarctic I had the chance to visit a wide variety of
places. Sooner or later I want a map in here with hot-spots, but since I
didn't go very many places that might be a mistake.
Places I visited for lengthy periods of time:
- McMurdo Station
- McMurdo Station is the main U.S. base in the region.
- Amundsen-Scott Station
- Amundsen-Scott Station is the second largest U.S. base in the region.
It is located a few hundred feet from the South Pole.
- Dry Valleys
- The Dry Valleys are located ??? miles west of McMurdo and are one of the
only areas of Antarctica not covered with snow or ice.
- Lake Hoare
- Lake Hoare is one of the perpetually ice-covered lakes in the Dry Valleys.
- Lake Fryxell
- Lake Fryxell is another lake in the Dry
- Taylor Dome
- Taylor Dome is part of the Polar Plateau located upstream
of Taylor Glacier. It is very cold, white,
Places I visited for short periods of time
- Cape Royds
- Cape Royds is home to a large Adelie Penguin
- Skelton Glacier
- Skelton Glacier is an outflow of Taylor Dome.
- Mt. Crean
- Mt. Crean is to the south of Taylor Dome. I
spent a night on a small rocky outcropping on the flank of Mt. Crean.
- Scott Base
- Scott Base is the main New Zealand Antarctic Research Program (NZARP)
base. It is located two miles from McMurdo.
- Williams Field
- Williams Field, or Willie Field as the locals call it, is the main
airport at McMurdo. It is a short 30 minute
drive from McMurdo to Willie Field.
- Taylor Glacier
- The face of Taylor Glacier is home to Blood Falls.
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