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Wind Scoops Around Base
Base H - Signy Island Antarctica

  Copyright - Crown, expired - picture taken 1966

Buildings funnel wind in particular places, being stronger in one place and weaker in another. It picks snow up where it is strong and drops it where it is weak, so leading to these wind scoops. It is always windy in Antarctica, so snow cover is virtually never even and smooth.

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This picture is one of a collection assembled in 2007 on the 60th anniversary of Signy Island Base: 60°43'S 045°36'W. Thank you to those who sent their treasured memories of their time in Antarctica and allowed them to be made into a commemorative cd and then placed here on the web.

The reunion weekend was 14-16 September 2007.

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