Texas Tech University

Antarctica – Pioneering American Explorations of the Frozen Continent

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Exploration and Adventure! This exhibition highlights expeditions into the unknown of Antarctica and Texas Tech University's own Dr. F. Alton Wade.

Learn about the fate of the Snow Cruiser, an innovative research facility on wheels. Discover the preparation it took to explore a dangerous climate that could be 70 degrees below zero. Sled dogs, penguins, ancient animals and a mummified seal add life to this frozen continent and exhibition.