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Photos of the McMurdo Dry Valleys

Maps of Antarctica and Taylor Valley

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Overview map of Antarctica Where are McMurdo Station & Scott Base in relation to Taylor Valley? (USGS map)
Lost Seal Stream and Lake Fryxell

In and Around Taylor Valley


Looking west in Taylor Valley at the terminus of Taylor Glacier (photo: Chris Gardner) A helicopter view looking west in Taylor Valley (photo: Karen Cozzetto)
Lake Fryxell camp (photo: Karen Cozzetto) A helicopter view of Lake Fryxell and Canada Glacier (photo: Karen Cozzetto)

Researchers in Taylor Valley

Researchers wearing their standard issue "Big Red" parkas (photo: Karen Cozzetto) Drilling Cryoconite holes on a glacier in Taylor Valley
Early Antarctic explorers resting in Taylor Valley
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This work is supported by the National Science Foundation grant ANT-0423595