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David Pablo Cohn's Snapshots

  1. Crary Lab

    Snapshot Title: Crary Lab
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: Hut Point, Ross Island, Antarctica
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    Where Science Happens



  2. The Ob Tube
  3. McMurdo Station

    Snapshot Title: McMurdo Station
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: Hut Point, Ross Island, Antarctica
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    'nuff said



  4. Wind turbines

    Snapshot Title: Wind turbines
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: Hut Point, Ross Island, Antarctica
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    Provide about half of McMurdo's electricity, if I remember right.



  5. Ob Hill

    Snapshot Title: Ob Hill
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: Hut Point, Ross Island, Antarctica
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    Or "Observatory Hill"



  6. Scott's Hut

    Snapshot Title: Scott's Hut
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: Hut Point, Ross Island, Antarctica
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    For which Hut Point is named. Built in 1911 - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott's_Hut Will open in a new tab or window



  7. Hercs out at the end of the Ice Runway

    Snapshot Title: Hercs out at the end of the Ice Runway
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: Hut Point, Ross Island, Antarctica
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    NYANG logistics buildings are off to the right



  8. Vince's Cross

    Snapshot Title: Vince's Cross
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: Hut Point, Ross Island, Antarctica
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    At the tip of Hut Point - www.southpolestation.com/vince1.html Will open in a new tab or window



  9. Old Pole

    Snapshot Title: Old Pole
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: South Pole Station
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    ...is under here. Or was: www.youtube.com/watch?v=LauUY1Lhj10 Will open in a new tab or window



  10. The Quiet Sector

    Snapshot Title: The Quiet Sector
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: South Pole Station
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    Spresso is about 5 miles out in this direction. See marcopolie.blogspot.com/2010/12/spresso.html Will open in a new tab or window



  11. Rodwell #3

    Snapshot Title: Rodwell #3
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: South Pole Station
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    I think. The other working Rodwell is in and just to the left a bit.



  12. Pedestrian!

    Snapshot Title: Pedestrian!
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: South Pole Station
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    You'll notice how few people are actually around. When the heavy equipment isn't grinding around, it usually feels deserted.



  13. South Pole International Air Terminal

    Snapshot Title: South Pole International Air Terminal
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: South Pole Station
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    Where the Hercs park, and the pax come/go



  14. Cargo berms and SPTR satellite domes

    Snapshot Title: Cargo berms and SPTR satellite domes
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: South Pole Station
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    Stuff is stored outside, lined up and covered with snow



  15. Cargo Office

    Snapshot Title: Cargo Office
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: South Pole Station
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    Where Paddy's team works. DNF (Do Not Freeze) storage building is at left



  16. Balloon Inflation Facility (BIF)

    Snapshot Title: Balloon Inflation Facility (BIF)
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: South Pole Station
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    Platform where the twice-daily weather balloons are launched from is at far right



  17. Powerplant

    Snapshot Title: Powerplant
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: South Pole Station
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    Also underground, on the way through the tunnel to the Lo Arch and VMF



  18. The Beer Can - aka Vertical Tower

    Snapshot Title: The Beer Can - aka Vertical Tower
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: South Pole Station
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    slightly visible behind the A-wing of the Station



  19. LoArch (left) and VMF (right)

    Snapshot Title: LoArch (left) and VMF (right)
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: South Pole Station
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    Logistics Arch and Vehicle Maintenance Facility are linked with the station via an underground tunnel at the base of the beer can - see www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUu_CcD2sLA Will open in a new tab or window for a walkthrough.



  20. ARO - the Atmospheric Research Observatory

    Snapshot Title: ARO - the Atmospheric Research Observatory
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: South Pole Station
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    marks the start of the Clean Air Sector



  21. Destination Alpha (DA) is behind here

    Snapshot Title: Destination Alpha (DA) is behind here
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: South Pole Station
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    It's the "front door" to the station



  22. Destination Zulu (DZ)

    Snapshot Title: Destination Zulu (DZ)
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: South Pole Station
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    the door and stairs I go out on my way to Summer Camp



  23. Ice Cube neutrino detector camp

    Snapshot Title: Ice Cube neutrino detector camp
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: South Pole Station
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    out on the horizon



  24. South Pole Telescope (left) and MAPO (right)

    Snapshot Title: South Pole Telescope (left) and MAPO (right)
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: South Pole Station
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    out across the skiway



  25. Summer Camp

    Snapshot Title: Summer Camp
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: South Pole Station
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    ...and the livin' is easy.



  26. Megan's Hill

    Snapshot Title: Megan's Hill
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: South Pole Station
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    Back side of it is a crazy steep sled ride. Front side is a nice coast into the waste bins



  27. Spoolhenge

    Snapshot Title: Spoolhenge
    Taken by: David Pablo Cohn

    Image: South Pole Station
    Image Owner: David Pablo Cohn



    Description:

    Stack of cable spools left over from the Ice Cube drilling