Travel Blogs from Antarctica

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Petermann Island - seals & minkes, Petermann Island, Antarctica travel blog

Petermann Island - seals & minkes

A travel blog entry by bmtravel

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... is home to about 500 breeding pairs of Adelie penguins & 2000 breeding pairs of Gentoo penguins (the most southerly colony in Antarctica). Our planned landing had to be abandoned due to the amount of ice around the landing beach, but zodiak cruising ...

Pleneau Bay - iceberg graveyard, Pleneau Bay, Antarctica travel blog

Pleneau Bay - iceberg graveyard

A travel blog entry by bmtravel

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Pleneau Bay lies just south of the Lemaire Channel, separating Hovgaard Island & the Antarctic Peninsula. Best know as the "iceberg graveyard" - where large tabular icebergs & older, rolled icebergs have run aground. Many of these icebergs ...

Montée sommet Utsteinen, Princess Elisabeth Antarctic Station - Utsteinen- Antarctica, Antarctica travel blog

Montée sommet Utsteinen

A travel blog entry by rlambert

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Palmer Research Station Personnel Join the Ship, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica travel blog

Palmer Research Station Personnel Join the Ship

A travel blog entry by rambling_roamer

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... information about the other two USA research stations, the McMurdo Station and the Amundson - Scott South Pole Station. The stations on Antarctica are primarily funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The budget for them is $450 MM of a total $7 ...

More Antarctic stories, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica travel blog

More Antarctic stories

A travel blog entry by robynexploring

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So, the expedition leaders also took us to various research stations and expedition huts, old whaling stations, and abandoned sites as well.  Some of the places we went to spoke of the enormous challenge from both the internal and external forces. ...

Some penguins we saw last nite, Mcmurdo Station, Ross Island, Antarctica travel blog

Some penguins we saw last nite

A travel blog entry by jeffkalinas

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We saw these little fellas just a short walk from the research base of McMurdo. They're Adelie ...

Day 8. Drake Passage, Drake Passage, Antarctica travel blog

Day 8. Drake Passage

A travel blog entry by ann.and.trevor

... had the morning just pottering and reflecting on all we had seen. Very much a relaxing day, time to look at some of the photos we had taken and to have a look at the Fram Blog. In the evening we were all presented with our Antarctica ...

Fighting Fire with... whatever, Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica travel blog

Fighting Fire with... whatever

A travel blog entry by austin451

Today we had a fire drill.  It was the kind of thing intended to catch everyone off-guard so that we, the Emergency Response Team, may exercise and gauge our abilities to respond to a stressful, surprising, completely unexpected situation. As twenty ...

A little about Polie culture, Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica travel blog

A little about Polie culture

A travel blog entry by austin451

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Note:  it's kinda hard to upload photos everywhere with our shifty satellite internet, so go here for my album. Right now I am watching the worst movie ever made.  It's called "Space Pirates," and it stars no one you've ever heard of.  The ...

Nov 25, 2012, Cierva Cove, Antarctica travel blog

Nov 25, 2012

A travel blog entry by evs1210

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