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May 18, 2006 – September 4, 2006
Museum: Natural History Museum
Location: 1st Floor, West Wing, adjacent to Mammals Hall (Hall 13)
On view are 50 color and black-and-white photographs of the Antarctic landscape by award-winning photographer Joan Myers. Large panoramas of Antarctica's beauty and desolation are juxtaposed with scenes of wildlife, people, and abandoned historic huts of early explorers. Also on view are smaller images of scientists and support staff at McMurdo Station, an American scientific research station built in the 1950s.