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Image of the day

Rime ice on Halley sign post.  Rime ice crystals form at low temperatures from water droplets in foggy air coming into contact with very cold surfaces.

Rime ice on Halley sign post. Rime ice crystals form at low temperatures from water droplets in foggy air coming into contact with very cold surfaces.

Penguin of the day

A pair of Emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri) on the sea ice close to Halley Research Station on the Brunt Ice Shelf.

A pair of Emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri) on the sea ice close to Halley Research Station on the Brunt Ice Shelf.

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