Presley Conkle

I will never get sick. I will never grow old. I will never die.

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Beautiful Clouds of Pollution

Greetings from Antarctica! The last several weeks have been a bit quiet, but enjoyable just the same. Most of the talk on station revolves around Winfly and the coming of

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A Fond Fairwell to Winter

Like a barbarian horde invading from the north, Winfly has descended on McMurdo Station. In total, four planes arrived and departed leaving in their wake waves of energetic invaders who

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A Monument to the Heroic Age of Exploration

Greetings from Antarctica! The last several weeks have been filled with lots of work, several small adventures and lots of good-byes. The summer season is now underway and the planes

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Arriving at New Harbor

I finally made it to New Harbor Camp in Explorer’s Cove Antarctica. This is going to be a short entry because I have been awake for nearly 40 hours now.

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Touring McMurdo

After a nice breakfast, Jennifer, Joel, Jerome, and I took a guided tour of McMurdo Station. It took us about an hour. The tour introduced us to the various buildings

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Discovery Hut & Hut Point

A look at what we saw when we explored Discovery Hut and Hut Point. Robert Falcon Scott in 1902 established the camp at Hut Point using a prefabricated large hut

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Hiking and History

The majority of the participants in the US Antarctic Program do not get the opportunity to leave the area directly surrounding McMurdo Station. Safety is the number one priority, which

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McMurdo Shipping News

Greetings from sunny and scenic McMurdo Station, which as the locals say, is located very near to Antarctica. CHECK OUT PHOTOS 1 and 2. The US Naval Ship Paul Buck

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