The "Polar Star" (WAGB-10) is one of two United States Coast Guard Polar Class Icebreakers which provide the ice breaking support for the American "Operation Deep Freeze" program based largely in the McMurdo Sound area of the Ross Dependency. Her sister ship is the "Polar Star". Both are equipped with a Helicopter. The picture above shows "Polar Star" at McMurdo with Scotts Hut to the right and the trans-Antarctic mountains in the far distance.
POLARSTARUS 1 2004 (January 20th) Postcard from McMurdo during port call. US$5
POLARSTARUS 2 2004 (January 20th) Postcard from McMurdo during port call. US$5
Note: the large "Polar Star" design at left above is a large "Polar Star" sticker.
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