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Sunset over a snow covered land.
Date Taken:
April 14, 2016
Photograph By:
Bill Henriksen, NSF
License Type:
Creative Commons CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

The U.S. Antarctic Program's Phoenix Airfield at sunset on April 14, 2016.  The airfield was named in honor of the U.S. Navy C-121 Constellation transport plane, Phoenix, the sister ship of Pegasus, for which the previous white ice runway had been named. Both aircraft were the workhorses of the U.S. Antarctic Program during the 1960s and 1970s.

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