Mt. Erebus Antarctic expedition 2007 - Image 3 of 58
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Midnight sun above McMurdo Station in October. It is early spring now. Only since a few weeks is the sun high enough to rise above the Antarctic horizon. In the previous half year the continent was covered in darkness – the polar night. Now the flags of the Antarctic treaty member states flutter in a -20°C cold summer wind.