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Julian Thomson (GNS Science)'s Snapshots

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  1. Zeb

    Snapshot Title: Zeb
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: Wildebeest in the Serengeti
    Image Owner: Yossi Katzourin



    Description:

    not one of them



  2. People...

    Snapshot Title: People...
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: Tongariro South Crater, New Zealand
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    near the highest point of the Tongariro Crossing, Red Crater is just over the skyline



  3. Taranaki

    Snapshot Title: Taranaki
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: Ngauruhoe lava flow
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Volcano



  4. Ruapehu

    Snapshot Title: Ruapehu
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: Central North Island Volcanoes, New Zealand
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Highest volcano in New Zealand



  5. Tongariro

    Snapshot Title: Tongariro
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: Central North Island Volcanoes, New Zealand
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Volcano



  6. Ngauruhoe

    Snapshot Title: Ngauruhoe
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: Central North Island Volcanoes, New Zealand
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Volcano



  7. heli

    Snapshot Title: heli
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    snapped!



  8. US Welcome

    Snapshot Title: US Welcome
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: Antarctic Highway
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    ...



  9. Someone?

    Snapshot Title: Someone?
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: Scott Base, Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    on the roof?



  10. Hillary Field Centre

    Snapshot Title: Hillary Field Centre
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: Scott Base, Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Dedicated to the great man Sir Edmund himself



  11. Road

    Snapshot Title: Road
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: Scott Base, Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    to McMurdo Station



  12. Scott's Cross

    Snapshot Title: Scott's Cross
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: Scott Base, Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    on Observation Hill



  13. logo

    Snapshot Title: logo
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: Scott Base, Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Antarctica New Zealand



  14. Black Island

    Snapshot Title: Black Island
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: White Island, Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    ...



  15. Transantarctic Mountains

    Snapshot Title: Transantarctic Mountains
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: White Island, Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    ...



  16. Crater Hill

    Snapshot Title: Crater Hill
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: White Island, Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    above New Zealand's Scott Base



  17. Observation Hill

    Snapshot Title: Observation Hill
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: White Island, Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    on Ross Island



  18. White Island

    Snapshot Title: White Island
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: White Island, Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    ...



  19. Minna Bluff

    Snapshot Title: Minna Bluff
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: White Island, Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Looking South



  20. castle rock

    Snapshot Title: castle rock
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: White Island, Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    well known local feature...



  21. crack

    Snapshot Title: crack
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: White Island, Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    broken window



  22. Weddel seal

    Snapshot Title: Weddel seal
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: Antarctic Highway
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Sunbathing amongst the pressure ridges



  23. Welcome sign

    Snapshot Title: Welcome sign
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: Antarctic Highway
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    home from home...



  24. ice bergs

    Snapshot Title: ice bergs
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Tabular bergs with the Transantarctic Mountains behind



  25. Choppers

    Snapshot Title: Choppers
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    McMurdo Helipad



  26. Edge of the Ross Ice Shelf

    Snapshot Title: Edge of the Ross Ice Shelf
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    The pressure ridges here mark the boundary between the 80m thick ice shelf and the seasonal sea ice closer towards the camera



  27. Mount Terror

    Snapshot Title: Mount Terror
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Volcano



  28. Castle Rock

    Snapshot Title: Castle Rock
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    A great cross country ski destination



  29. White Island

    Snapshot Title: White Island
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Looking South



  30. Mount Discovery

    Snapshot Title: Mount Discovery
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Volcano



  31. Royal Society Range

    Snapshot Title: Royal Society Range
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Transantarctic Mountains



  32. Accomodation Blocks

    Snapshot Title: Accomodation Blocks
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Space for over 1000 people



  33. Foot prints

    Snapshot Title: Foot prints
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    in the snow...



  34. Patterned Ground

    Snapshot Title: Patterned Ground
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    These polygon shapes are created by frost action in the ground surface



  35. Pressure Ridges

    Snapshot Title: Pressure Ridges
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    These ridges and broken blocks of ice are created by the movement of the Ross Ice Shelf as it flows around the edge of Ross Island



  36. Crary Lab

    Snapshot Title: Crary Lab
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    High tech science research facility



  37. Scott's Discovery Hut

    Snapshot Title: Scott's Discovery Hut
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Captain Scott's original antarctic expedition base



  38. Scott's Cross

    Snapshot Title: Scott's Cross
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    Commemorating Robert F Scott and his polar party twho died on their return journey from the South Pole



  39. Scott Base

    Snapshot Title: Scott Base
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    New Zealand's antarctic base



  40. Mount Erebus

    Snapshot Title: Mount Erebus
    Taken by: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)

    Image: McMurdo Sound Antarctica
    Image Owner: Julian Thomson (GNS Science)



    Description:

    The world's southernmost active volcano letting off steam



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