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Sunset at 89 degrees North, seen from the USCG icebreaker Healy on approach to the North Pole.

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WHOI Research Specialist Jim Broda captured this view of the sunset over the Arctic Ocean, as viewed from USCG icebreaker Healy while it was approaching the North Pole. In September 2001, the Healy became the first U.S.-flagged surface vessel to reach the Pole. (Photo by James Broda, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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