MAAG, Traverse and Ob Hill

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The traverse left for Lake Willans yesterday afternoon.  Here is a link of the traverse guys rolling out.

The WISSARD Traverse began its ~12 day journey to Subglacial Lake Whillans, today December 30th. WISSARDS gathered at the WISSARD test site to wish the traverse team well. The traverse travels an average of 7 miles an hour with 12 tractors towing wissard drill and science equipment. The traverse team hopes to reach the sheer zone, 20 miles from the WISSARD test site, on Day 1

We will be in town building another small hot water drill until January 14th when we fly out to the field site.

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Each year McMurdo has an art show in the carpentry shop.  This wheel of death was out in front of the entrance for people to get hurt on.

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Inside this tent was he video footage of the SCINI robot going downhole in test hole we drilled.

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Downhole footage

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Observation Hill

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Climbing Ob Hill

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