ANTARCTICATHE LAST FRONTIERCRUISE NORWAY
HISTORY OF ANTARCTICA
ONCE UPON A TIME ANTARCTICALOOKED LIKE THIS ....
THEN CAME THE ....
AND THE CONTINENTAL DRIFT.....
AND ANTARCTICA AS WE KNOW ITTODAY.... WAS FORMED....
TERRA AUSTRALISBetween the 15th to 18th century A.D, ahypothetical land called Terra Australis(South Land) appeared in the...
WORLD MAP IN 1570 A.D
DISCOVERY OF ANTARCTICA
In 1820 several expeditions claimed to havebeen the first to have sighted Antarctica, thevery first being a Russian expedi...
THIS IS ROALD AMUNDSEN, THE FIRST MAN TOREACH THE SOUTH POLE IN DECEMBER, 1911
ANTARCTICA MAP
ANTARCTICA QUIZ
NAME THIS UNUSUAL FISH
This is the CROCODILE ICE FISH• It survives at sub zerotemperatures due to anti freeze inits body.• They are unusual due t...
Which breed does this cuteseal belong to?
This is THE CRABEATER SEAL• Despite their name, these seals donot eat crabs. They eat only krill(small crustaceans that lo...
Name this breed of RockstarPenguins
This is THE ROCKHOPPER PENGUINSThey get their name because they hopfrom rock to rock instead of wading inthe waters like t...
Who is this handsome man?
This is Sir Ernest Shackleton, an Irishpolar explorer who led 3 British polarexpeditions to the Antarctic.He is one of the...
Where in Antarctica are Polar bearsfound?
Polar bears are found only in theArctic, not in Antarctica.(Check with us on our awesometrips to the Arctic).
DOES ANTARCTICAHAVE ITS OWNCURRENCY?
YES...THE ANTARCTICAN DOLLAR!!
These are collectors items produced bythe Antarctican Overseas ExchangeOffice.Although, not legal tender, they arehonoured...
WHO CLAIMS OWNERSHIPOVER ANTARCTICA?
NAME THE ONLY ONEWARM BLOODED ANIMAL THATREMAINS IN ANTARCTICADURING THE BITTER WINTER.
THE EMPEROR PENGUIN
The female penguins lay 1 egg in Juneand spend the remaining winter in thesea. The males stay on land allwinter, sometimes...
Antarctica is acontinent enclosed bya coldwater currentcircling a landmass solarge that the totalarea ofFrance, Germany &S...
EXPEDITION CRUISING IS TODAY’SRESPONSE TO THE TIMELESS URGE TOEXPLORE AND DISCOVER
Polar Itineraries are designed to allow flexibility, totake advantage of local conditions or deviate fromplanned activities.
Average Temperature December to February -6 to+10cHigh Summer 20+ hours of daylightWeather & ice set the schedule, not clo...
• Warmestmonths, longer days.• Penguin chicks hatching.• Receding ice for moreexploration.HIGHLIGHTS OF SAILING IN JANUARY
Earlier, very little thought wasgiven to luxuryonboard expedition shipsOlder ships were used - oftenconverted from fishing...
WHY SAIL ON THE MS FRAM• She is the only brand new vessel sailing inAntarctica• Board landing craft via a unique sea level...
WHY SAIL ON THE MS FRAMCABIN FEATURES• All cabins have flat panel televisions and refrigerators• Modern bathrooms have bui...
Observation LoungeCopyrights reserved with GOTG
The team willhold lectures &talks throughoutyour voyage toensure that youlearn all aboutyour destinations& ensure thatyou ...
Landings in AntarcticaDeception IslandHalf Moon IslandYankee HarbourCuverille IslandNeko HarbourParadise BayLemaire Chanel...
Polar Cirkels
Chinstrap Penguin
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STOP PRESS!As a coastal voyage traveller, you are becoming partof United Nation’s World MeteorologicalOrganisation’s (UNWM...
Before anyone is allowedto Land in Antarctica theyhave to attend the IAATObriefing, failure to do sowill result in no land...
Leave onlyFootprints!!!
South America extensions
SO........
Would you rather invest your money instocks, than in a Journey of a Lifetime?
Would you rather buy a car than cruisethrough pristine glacial fields?
What is your kind of crowd?ORTHIS?THIS?
WHAT IF SUNRISE LOOKED LIKETHIS?
AND THE SKIES LIKE THIS ….
THIS COULD BE THE VIEW FROMYOUR WINDOW….
AND THAT COULD BE YOU….
OR WOULD YOU PREFER THISLOOK ….
ON YOUR ULTIMATE FLIGHT OFFANTASY…..
SURROUNDED ONLY BY THEVASTNESS OF ANTARCTICA…..
YOU ARE JUST ONE STEP AWAYFROM YOUR DREAM ….
I warmly welcome you to my home...Antarctica!
Thank You
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  1. 1. ANTARCTICATHE LAST FRONTIERCRUISE NORWAY
  2. 2. HISTORY OF ANTARCTICA
  3. 3. ONCE UPON A TIME ANTARCTICALOOKED LIKE THIS ....
  4. 4. THEN CAME THE ....
  5. 5. AND THE CONTINENTAL DRIFT.....
  6. 6. AND ANTARCTICA AS WE KNOW ITTODAY.... WAS FORMED....
  7. 7. TERRA AUSTRALISBetween the 15th to 18th century A.D, ahypothetical land called Terra Australis(South Land) appeared in the world maps.Although the landmass was drawn onmaps, Terra Australis was a hypotheticalobservation by early philosophers likeAristotle and Ptolemy that the land mass inthe North must be balanced out by land in theSouth.
  8. 8. WORLD MAP IN 1570 A.D
  9. 9. DISCOVERY OF ANTARCTICA
  10. 10. In 1820 several expeditions claimed to havebeen the first to have sighted Antarctica, thevery first being a Russian expedition.The first landing was probably just a yearlater when American Captain John Davis, setfoot on the Continent.
  11. 11. THIS IS ROALD AMUNDSEN, THE FIRST MAN TOREACH THE SOUTH POLE IN DECEMBER, 1911
  12. 12. ANTARCTICA MAP
  13. 13. ANTARCTICA QUIZ
  14. 14. NAME THIS UNUSUAL FISH
  15. 15. This is the CROCODILE ICE FISH• It survives at sub zerotemperatures due to anti freeze inits body.• They are unusual due to theirtransparent appearance causeddue to Invisible Blood.
  16. 16. Which breed does this cuteseal belong to?
  17. 17. This is THE CRABEATER SEAL• Despite their name, these seals donot eat crabs. They eat only krill(small crustaceans that look likeprawns, shrimps etc.).• They have specially adapted teeth sothat when they gulp in seawater, theycan strain out the krill.
  18. 18. Name this breed of RockstarPenguins
  19. 19. This is THE ROCKHOPPER PENGUINSThey get their name because they hopfrom rock to rock instead of wading inthe waters like the other penguins.
  20. 20. Who is this handsome man?
  21. 21. This is Sir Ernest Shackleton, an Irishpolar explorer who led 3 British polarexpeditions to the Antarctic.He is one of the principal figures of TheHeroic Age Of Antarctic Exploration.
  22. 22. Where in Antarctica are Polar bearsfound?
  23. 23. Polar bears are found only in theArctic, not in Antarctica.(Check with us on our awesometrips to the Arctic).
  24. 24. DOES ANTARCTICAHAVE ITS OWNCURRENCY?
  25. 25. YES...THE ANTARCTICAN DOLLAR!!
  26. 26. These are collectors items produced bythe Antarctican Overseas ExchangeOffice.Although, not legal tender, they arehonoured by the issuing company fortheir face value throughout the validityperiod.
  27. 27. WHO CLAIMS OWNERSHIPOVER ANTARCTICA?
  28. 28. NAME THE ONLY ONEWARM BLOODED ANIMAL THATREMAINS IN ANTARCTICADURING THE BITTER WINTER.
  29. 29. THE EMPEROR PENGUIN
  30. 30. The female penguins lay 1 egg in Juneand spend the remaining winter in thesea. The males stay on land allwinter, sometimes even without foodkeeping the egg warm.The femalereturns just in time when the egghatches!Dont you wish males of the humanspecies could be as enterprising asthat??
  31. 31. Antarctica is acontinent enclosed bya coldwater currentcircling a landmass solarge that the totalarea ofFrance, Germany &Spain would fit in itTEN times!!
  32. 32. EXPEDITION CRUISING IS TODAY’SRESPONSE TO THE TIMELESS URGE TOEXPLORE AND DISCOVER
  33. 33. Polar Itineraries are designed to allow flexibility, totake advantage of local conditions or deviate fromplanned activities.
  34. 34. Average Temperature December to February -6 to+10cHigh Summer 20+ hours of daylightWeather & ice set the schedule, not clocks!Antarctic visits are concentrated on the ice freecoastal zones from November to FebruaryOperating standards are regulated by theInternational Association of Antarctic TourOperators (IAATO)Only 100 people at any one time maybe landed inany one placeTHE ANTARCTIC SEASON
  35. 35. • Warmestmonths, longer days.• Penguin chicks hatching.• Receding ice for moreexploration.HIGHLIGHTS OF SAILING IN JANUARY
  36. 36. Earlier, very little thought wasgiven to luxuryonboard expedition shipsOlder ships were used - oftenconverted from fishing trawlers orlocal ferries.***Then, Russian Research vesselsbecame popular.***Basic accommodation withshared facilities.***Basic food and service.***No stabilizers.
  37. 37. WHY SAIL ON THE MS FRAM• She is the only brand new vessel sailing inAntarctica• Board landing craft via a unique sea level dockingbay built right into the hull of the ship - no needto climb a ladder to access landing craft• Shes a true expedition ship with ice classifieddouble hull, yet she also boasts luxurious "oceanliner" amenities and facilities.• Norwegian Officers with years of experiencenavigating Antarctic/Arctic waters
  38. 38. WHY SAIL ON THE MS FRAMCABIN FEATURES• All cabins have flat panel televisions and refrigerators• Modern bathrooms have built in hair dryers and heatedfloors• Amenities on board include internet café, wi-fi, fitnessroom, sauna and Jacuzzi• Observation lounges, restaurant and bars have floor toceiling windows for viewing the spectacular scenery• On board lectures by renowned scientists in state of the artmulti media conference rooms• Newly designed sturdy Polar Circle Boats are used forlandings - not old fashioned zodiac craftCopyrights reserved with GOTG
  39. 39. Observation LoungeCopyrights reserved with GOTG
  40. 40. The team willhold lectures &talks throughoutyour voyage toensure that youlearn all aboutyour destinations& ensure thatyou have thebest experiencepossible
  41. 41. Landings in AntarcticaDeception IslandHalf Moon IslandYankee HarbourCuverille IslandNeko HarbourParadise BayLemaire ChanelPetermann IslandPort LockroyWilhelmina BayAntarctic SoundBrown BluffAll landings subject to weatherconditions
  42. 42. Polar Cirkels
  43. 43. Chinstrap Penguin
  44. 44. §
  45. 45. STOP PRESS!As a coastal voyage traveller, you are becoming partof United Nation’s World MeteorologicalOrganisation’s (UNWMO) agenda to raise socialawareness on how various human activities, affectclimatic changes and the resulting distributing ofwater resources.In all its voyages to the Polar regions, expert resourcepersonnel deliver lectures to tourists, whileexperienced guides take them on shoreexcursions, to raise awareness of global warming andenvironmental issues in this fragile region.
  46. 46. Before anyone is allowedto Land in Antarctica theyhave to attend the IAATObriefing, failure to do sowill result in no landingsfor the passengers.
  47. 47. Leave onlyFootprints!!!
  48. 48. South America extensions
  49. 49. SO........
  50. 50. Would you rather invest your money instocks, than in a Journey of a Lifetime?
  51. 51. Would you rather buy a car than cruisethrough pristine glacial fields?
  52. 52. What is your kind of crowd?ORTHIS?THIS?
  53. 53. WHAT IF SUNRISE LOOKED LIKETHIS?
  54. 54. AND THE SKIES LIKE THIS ….
  55. 55. THIS COULD BE THE VIEW FROMYOUR WINDOW….
  56. 56. AND THAT COULD BE YOU….
  57. 57. OR WOULD YOU PREFER THISLOOK ….
  58. 58. ON YOUR ULTIMATE FLIGHT OFFANTASY…..
  59. 59. SURROUNDED ONLY BY THEVASTNESS OF ANTARCTICA…..
  60. 60. YOU ARE JUST ONE STEP AWAYFROM YOUR DREAM ….
  61. 61. I warmly welcome you to my home...Antarctica!
  62. 62. Thank You
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