At the windiest place on Earth

Antarctica is the continent of the extremes – the coldest, the driest, the windiest,… but to install our fragile scientific instruments, we need absolutely calm conditions. Today was one of these just perfect days, when no wind facilitated our work on the glacier. Many people called us crazy to visit the Priestley Glacier area, where usually howling winds from the Antarctic Plateau prevent field work on the glacier’s surface. To all the haters, take that:

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