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Snow Stakes Run
South Pole Station, Antarctica

Every year since 1990 the meteorological (MET) department goes out to measure how much snow drift has accumulated over the previous year. About half a dozen “snow stake lines” radiate 20 kilometers out from the station in all directions to get away from the swirling influence of the buildings and other structures that cause wind […]

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