Sunday, July 1, 2007

Antarctica : Top 10 videos

How to tell the story of Antarctica? Some use words, others images, yet others videos. Here is my Top 10 selection of videos depicting Antarctica (descriptions are those of the original video postings):

  1. Antarctica Time Lapse: A Year on Ice - Time-lapse video filmed in Antarctica, in and around McMurdo Station and Scott Base.
  2. Antarctique - En suivant les traces... - Winner of the prize "GLACON D'OR 2007" at the NUITS POLAIRES amateur film competition (Paris le 18 février 2007).
  3. Antarctica Condition 1 Weather - Filmed at McMurdo Station, where it is relatively sheltered by the surrounding hills. The weather down here is classified as being Condition 3 (nice weather), Condition 2 (not so nice), or Condition 1...
  4. Aurora Australis - The Southern Lights - Time-lapse footage of the Aurora Australis, or Southern Lights. This is the Southern Hemisphere equivalent of the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights.
  5. Volomania - An extract from the film "Antartide 2002", depicting an adventurous trip on the Antarctic Peninsula.
  6. Antarctica in 5 minutes - From Elephant Island to the Antarctic Circle.
  7. Antarctica: A Flying Tour of the Frozen Continent - Narrated tour of Antarctica through the eyes of RADARSAT. Credits: NASA Goddard Scientific Visualzation Laboratory.
  8. Dive Antarctica - Summary video of Dive Antarctica trip 2006
  9. Diving Under the Ice - The Exploratorium's Mary Miller dives under the ice in Antarctica!
  10. South Pole Station Tour - Visit Antarctica with a guided tour of the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, directed by researchers working on the South Pole Telescope

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