McMurdo from Discovery Hut

December 8th, 2007 andrea Posted in history, news, sounds | No Comments »

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One very unexpected effect being in Antarctica has had on me is to magnify life, particularly human life. Each time I have gotten away from McMurdo and into the silence, the escape from the crowds of people and machine noise of New York that I thought I craved, I find my ears searching for any tiny voice or machine sound. I created this short, very quiet binaural recording from the site of Discovery Hut, in it you can very faintly hear the hum of the waste treatment plant:


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