Participants of the Antarctic Artists and Writers Program also work at sites in the area.For information about projects supported at Mc Murdo Station--and based from Mc Murdo, such as deep field projects in East and West Antarctica--see the USAP Science Planning Summaries on the Science Support page. Antarctic research stations, see the Around the Continent section of The Antarctic Sun.It is approximately 750 feet (230 meters) high and climbing it is similar to walking up 40 flights of stairs.On a clear day, it offers a good view of the station.Vessels providing essential services to the station--such as icebreaking or cargo and fuel delivery--can be seen docking at the Ice Pier.For information about current research conducted in or near Mc Murdo Station, see the NSF Mc Murdo Station Projects page. station in Antarctica, is a coastal station at the southern tip of Ross Island, about 3,864 km (2,415 miles) south of Christchurch, New Zealand, and 1,360 km (850 miles) north of the South Pole.
The second is at your home or business with a fixed radio that we will install, giving you an always on connection.The Ob Hill camera is focused on Mc Murdo Station with a view showing the Crary Science and Engineering Center in the center, Mc Murdo Sound and the pier to the left, and several dormitories to the right.The Mc Murdo Station Pier camera (seasonal, typically available during vessel operations in January and February) shows views of the Ice Pier, Mc Murdo Sound, and Victoria Land beyond.The three airfields-the annual sea-ice runway, Pegasus White Ice Runway, and Williams Field Skiway-are used at different times of the year for different reasons.Repair facilities, dormitories, administrative buildings, a firehouse, power plant, water distillation plant, wharf, stores, clubs, warehouses, a science support center, and the first-class, 4,320 square-meter Crary Lab are linked by above-ground water, sewer, telephone, and power lines. Temperatures may reach 8°C (46°F) in summer and -50°C (-58°F) in winter.Our team’s expert and vast knowledge of the residential and commercial St.