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Ghost Towns

Richard Jeong
McMurdo Station, Antarctica

Oct 10, 2013 — http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2013/10/09/antarctica_research_comes_to_a_halt_because_of_government_shutdown.html

Thanks to Government Shutdown, It's About to Get Really Lonely in Antarctica
Thanks to Government Shutdown, It's About to Get Really Lonely in Antarctica
The National Science Foundation staffs three main research centers in Antarctica-the McMurdo, Amundsen-Scott, and Palmer stations-and all of them are about to become ghost towns, thanks to the government shutdown. Unfortunately, this doesn't just mean a few college kids will miss out on field trips. Forced evacuation from Antarctica means...
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