Cutter Polar Star In Deep Freeze 2020
February 21, 2020
February 5, 2020 - The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB-10) is moored next to the Maersk Peary in McMurdo, Antarctica. The crew of the 44-year-old icebreaker created a channel in the ice near McMurdo Station as a part of Operation Deep Freeze 2020 ... the U.S. military’s contribution to the U.S. Antarctic Program, which is managed by the National Science Foundation.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Senior Chief Petty Officer NyxoLyno Cangemi