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South Pole air drop">South Pole air drop

Post by News Tribune Staff on Dec. 21, 2006 at 10:55 am |
December 21, 2006 10:55 am






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It was a pity that this top photo ran in black and white in today’s paper, so I wanted to post it here – the blue sky of Antarctica is unlike any I’ve ever seen, and this picture does it justice.


The lower photo shows the payloads floating to the ground. The C-17 is just visible to the right of the picture.


These photos are courtesy of Forest Banks, the U.S. Air Force, Raytheon Polar Services and the Royal New Zealand Defense Forces.

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