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Nose view of an LC-130 airplane

A nose view of an LC-130 airplane at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station

A nose view of an LC-130 airplane at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. These ski-equipped planes are flown by the New York Air National Guard 109th Airlift Wing in support of the U.S. Antarctic Program. Only planes with skis can land at the snow packed skiway at the Pole. [Note: Please see special restrictions regarding use of this image, below.] (Date image taken: December 2013; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: March 3, 2017)

Credit: Joe Phillips; source: U.S. Antarctic Program photo library
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