Partially frozen Lake Hoare, located in Taylor Valley -- one of the McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica. Photo by Earle M. Holland, courtesy of Ohio State University.

Long Term Ecological Research Network site in Taylor Valley , one of the McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica . Photo by Earle M. Holland, courtesy of Ohio State University.
Right, site in Pearse Valley of the McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica. Saltwater seeped to the surface and evaporated, leaving behind a salty crust. Photo courtesy of Ohio State University.

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