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Hut Point, midnight, March 27, 1911


In the summer months inside the Antarctic Circle, there is a period where the sun never sets. Even outside of this time, the sun only dips slightly below the horizon so it never really gets dark, sunset fades but before it is gone sunrise begins.

Painting by Dr. E.A. Wilson - In: "Scott's Last Expedition", 1913.

Robert Falcon Scott, Terra Nova Expedition 1910 - 1913

Picture courtesy NOAA

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