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Picture of a man in a Santa hat showing a Christmas card to two other people in a tent in Antarctica
December 25, 2021

Christmas Celebrations

In the late 1990s a six-man expedition team explored and climbed uncharted portions of Antarctica. Here, the crew celebrates Christmas Day by exchanging cards.
Photograph by Gordon Wiltsie, Nat Geo Image Collection
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