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NSF Press Release


NSF PR Extra - April 2001

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 Peter West

 (703) 292-8070

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Medical Evacuation Flights -- Amundsen-Scott South Pole and McMurdo Stations

In April, 2001 the National Science Foundation (NSF) coordinated medical evacuation flights to Amundsen-Scott South Pole and McMurdo stations in Antarctica. NSF manages the U.S. Antarctic Program, which coordinates U.S. research on the continent and in surrounding waters. For more information about these flights, which were undertaken by the Royal New Zealand Air Force and by Kenn Borek Air Ltd., an NSF contractor, see the links on this page.

Antarctica map
Antarctica map showing McMurdo and South Pole stations



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