Tag: ice tunnels

  • Freezing in the South Pole Ice Tunnels

    Freezing in the South Pole Ice Tunnels

    Snaking under the warm and inviting Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station lies a labrynth of subterranian ice tunnels – carved out of the Antarctic Polar Ice Cap, housing the stations utility and supply lines, and frozen at a constant -60 degrees F. The other day, Utility Technician Charles “Chuckles” Letourneau took me on a brief tour…