Adelie penguins nest at Hallett Station, Antarctica

Birds in the foreground are some of the many thousand Adelie penguins that nest each year at Hallett Station, Antarctica. Tower in the center is for taking auroral observations.  Dome on right is RAWIN dome, a glass fiber structure housing an upper-air meteorological tracking unit. Mt. Herschel is seen in the background., Credit Line: National Science Foundation, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Abstract/Description: Birds in the foreground are some of the many thousand Adelie penguins that nest each year at Hallett Station, Antarctica. Tower in the center is for taking auroral observations. Dome on right is RAWIN dome, a glass fiber structure housing an upper-air meteorological tracking unit. Mt. Herschel is seen in the background.
Subject(s): Outdoors
Snow
Antarctica
United States Antarctic Program
Date Created: circa 1961
Credit Line: National Science Foundation, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Catalog ID: USAP H2