The pressure ridges

Recreation staff and volunteers in McMurdo offer several guided tours around the station into areas that are usually not accessible. On Friday, Henric Krawczynski, Hiromitsu Takahashi, Takashi Okajima, and I participated in a tour of the pressure ridges near Scott Base, the station of Antarctica New Zealand just a couple of miles from McMurdo. These pressure ridges form where the ice shelf and the sea ice collide. Without further ado, here are a few pictures.

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