University of Wisconsin-Madison

Week 34 at the Pole

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It’s not just ice and starry skies. There are people down there, and look what they’re up to—a regular old county fair, pie eating contest and all. They also share power plant watch duties—the photos below show the way there and the generators found inside.

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It all seems relatively ordinary, until you go back outside and take in glorious scenes like these.

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