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|June 19, 2015|
Antarctic Stations Celebrate 2015 Midwinter's Day
In Antarctica, the winter solstice is the longest night of the year and marks the halfway point of winter. Since the time of the early explorers, those people who have chosen to stay and work in Antarctica during the long dark night have celebrated Midwinter's Day.
|April 10, 2015|
Michael E. Jackson Joins PLR's Antarctic Sciences Section
Letter from Scott Borg, Head of the Division of Polar Program's Antarctic Sciences Section, regarding the appointment of Dr. Michael E. Jackson as Program Director for Antarctic Research Facilities and Special Projects.