Pictured is the latest satellite view of the area immediately surrounding Ross Island. (Circled in Red) As you can see, the Ice edge is already creeping further and further south. It is just south of Cape Royds. If you look very closely, you can see a small line heading south toward Hut Point Peninsula (where McMurdo is located). That's the channel that the Oden is cutting in the sea ice. We were able to see the Oden from our dorm today. It could be in the Turning Basin as early as tomorrow.