Brief information about the McMurdo Station
McMurdo Station The McMurdo Station is Currently a United States Antarctic research station on the tip of Ross Island, which is from the New Zealand-claimed Ross Dependency. It's operated by the United States throughout the United States Antarctic Program.
The channel serves as one of three United States Antarctic science facilities, also is the largest community in Antarctica, capable of supporting up to 1,258 residents. Freight and all personnel coming out of Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station or going to first pass through McMurdo.
By road, McMurdo is 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from New Zealand's smaller Scott Base.