Antarctic station at the South Pole, "Amundsen - Scott" (20 photos)

Amundsen-Scott station, named after the discoverer of the South Pole, is striking in its scale and technology. The complex of buildings around which thousands of kilometers there is nothing but ice is downright a separate world. We do not disclose all the secrets of science and research, but had an interesting tour of the residential blocks and showed how they live polar ...



 
Initially, during the construction, the station was located exactly at the geographic South Pole, however, due to the movement of ice in a few years, the base has shifted in the direction of 200 meters:



Initially, during the construction, the station was located exactly at the geographic South Pole, however, due to the movement of ice in a few years, the base has shifted in the direction of 200 meters:



It is our plane the DC-3. In fact, he was heavily modified by Basler and virtually all the stuffing in it, including avionics and engines, is new:



The plane can land on land and on the ice:

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