Mt. Erebus Antarctic expedition 2007 - Image 52 of 58
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In the unlikely case that a large storm completely destroys the camp, scientists could take an emergency refuge in the surrounding ice caves. Here they could survive and outlast the storm for several days. For that reason, the GPS coordinates of the cave entries are known to search and rescue teams in the nearby McMurdo station.