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U.S. Antarctic Panel Makes Case for Replacement Station

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Science  21 Mar 1997:
Vol. 275, Issue 5307, pp. 1732
DOI: 10.1126/science.275.5307.1732

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A blue-ribbon panel has recommended that the National Science Foundation proceed with plans to build a new U.S. research station at the South Pole to replace its aging facility there. But the panel also says the new station should be a slimmed-down version of a facility proposed 3 years ago.