Camped out on the Ross Ice Shelf, with Mt. Erebus (3974 m.) dominating the horizon.
Local time: 6:30 AM.
Temperature: -12 C (10 F)
This is the Antarctic summer.
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gyamtso (159) 2008-01-24 4:57
Great landscape. Not many trees, are there? :)
lilimih33 (9918) 2008-01-24 5:00
I think is womderful there...!!!!!
Lovely momment you have captured here!
Everything is white and a little bit red.
marine-coeur (768) 2008-01-24 5:14
Mankind expression as always,amazing presentation,well done kaustubh.
cak (4921) 2008-01-24 5:30
only snow is everywhere .what is your job
joeydrops (2655) 2008-01-24 5:48
That's a pretty cold summer! Not your average kind, that's for sure :) Lovely photo! You show us the area very nicely, with Mt. Erebus in the BG and the campers with their tents in the FG. I like the cubes of snow that are stacked together to make walls. Good depth and composition. I hope you stayed warm and didn't get frostbite in such freezing temperatures.
Thankyou for sharing this interesting place with us.
brandstaetter (15915) 2008-01-24 9:36
an extreme camping ground :) what did you do there ? Climb Mt. Erebus ?
Without you weŽd never see such places, TFS chris
CatherineD (4864) 2008-01-25 12:12
Nice to see such an amazing place on TE! A good composition with a great light. I'm sure I will never go there (too cold for me!), so thank you for sharing it.
scobert (5355) 2008-02-01 16:20
I am wondering what you were doing on the bottom of the globe. Was it work related or adventure? Very few people go here and even less go inland. I work with some scientists and technicians who were stationed in the South Pole for research and they are in a very exclusive club. This is a fascinating photo with excellent composition. The mountain in the distance show how high in elevation Antarctica is. This is truly an outstanding expeditionary photograph! Excellent work!
nikolos82 (229) 2008-08-07 12:20