Telefon Bay - Port Foster

Trip Start Dec 07, 2010
Trip End Jan 14, 2011

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Flag of Antarctica  , South Shetland Islands,
Friday, January 7, 2011

Telefon Bay was our next anchoring at the head of Deception Island's 4 miles by 3 miles horseshoe shape bay. Being a sheltered spot it became a favourite for whalers who set up a shore station.

We walked up to peer into the various carters. It was moon like reminding me of the North Island’s Mt Ngaruahoe and Mt Tongario central plateau region.


Expedition Log

by Scott MacPhail & Osi Shahaf

The second morning landing would take us a few miles into Port Foster to Telefon Bay, where we hiked up to a crater and stared down into its depths, where in 1969 it had last erupted.
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