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  1. Carrying bags from the airfield to the station. The dome houses computer facilities, laboratories, and the cafeteria. Dorms are located outside of the dome.
  2. Tunnel into the dome.
  3. Dorms for South Pole visitors. Restroom facilities are located away from the dorms!
  4. Extreme temperatures mean that trucks and other equipment must be given a bit of a jump-start.
  5. Working on equipment in the lab.
  6. Greenhouse at Amundsen-Scott Station.
  7. Martin A. Pomerantz Observatory, the astronomy research facility.
  8. Telescope. The South Pole is unique for its offerings to the field of astronomy. A cleaner, thinner atmosphere, with little in the way of pollution (light or otherwise), means unparalled opportunities for investigating space.

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