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Ode to Antarctica

Some things cut through. Illuminating and potentially blinding you.

The brilliant sparkle of the isolated continent of Antarctica is one such place. So substantial, and so heavy with frozen mass. Giving an air of permanence and untouchability.

Antarctica cuts through. There’s

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