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Antarctica slideshow

  1. 1. Antarctic Cruise<br />M.V Polar Star<br />January 2011<br />
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  3. 3. Sunday 16th JanuaryLocation: Ushuaia pier and Beagle ChannelPosition: 540 48.5’ South 0660 17.9’ WestAir temperature: 110CSea state: Calm<br />
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  5. 5. The Polar Star<br />
  6. 6. The ‘Experts’<br />
  7. 7. The ‘Crew’<br />
  8. 8. The most important man on the boat – the doctor<br />
  9. 9. The observation lounge<br />The cabin<br />The Bridge<br />Inside the boat<br />
  10. 10.
  11. 11. Leaving the port of Ushuaia, Argentina<br />
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  13. 13. Beagle Channel – Gateway to Antarctica<br />
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  16. 16. Monday 17th JanuaryLocation: Drake PassagePosition: 570 08.0’ South 0640 38.9’ WestAir temperature: 40CSea state: SlightWind : 4 knots SSE<br />
  17. 17. Pintados<br />
  18. 18. Wandering Albatross<br />
  19. 19. Southern Giant Petrel<br />
  20. 20. Southern Giant Petrel<br />
  21. 21. Antarctic Prion<br />
  22. 22. Black-browed Albatross<br />
  23. 23. Tuesday 18th JanuaryLocation: Drake PassagePosition: 600 38.8’ South 0600 54.0’ WestAir temperature: 20CSea state: RoughWind : 6 knots SE<br />
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  25. 25. 1st iceberg<br />
  26. 26.
  27. 27. 1st penguins<br />
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  29. 29. Wednesday 19th JanuaryLocation: Half Moon, Hannah Point & Deception Islands, South ShetlandsPosition: 620 38.9’ South 0600 37.6’ WestAir temperature: 40CSea state: CalmWind : 2 knots NW<br />
  30. 30. Half Moon Bay<br />
  31. 31. Half Moon Island – 1st zodiac ride<br />
  32. 32. Chinstrap Penguin colony<br />
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  38. 38. Where did everyone go ?<br />
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  40. 40. Fur Seal<br />
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  42. 42.
  43. 43. Humpback Whales<br />
  44. 44.
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  46. 46.
  47. 47. Elephant Seals<br />
  48. 48.
  49. 49. Gentoo Penguin colony<br />
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  53. 53. Macaroni Penguin<br />
  54. 54. Ice ‘carving’ away from glacier<br />
  55. 55. Narrow entrance to caldera – Deception Island<br />
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  57. 57. Thursday 20th JanuaryLocation: Cuverville Island & Paradise BayPosition: 640 46.9’ South 0620 47.2’ WestAir temperature: 40CSea state: CalmWind : 1 knot NW<br />
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  61. 61. Gentoo penguin colony – Cuverville Island<br />
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  65. 65. Errera Channel<br />
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  68. 68.
  69. 69. Iceberg erosion from when iceberg was originally other way up<br />
  70. 70. Paradise Bay<br />
  71. 71. Lemaire Channel<br />
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  79. 79. Friday 21st JanuaryLocation: Vernadsky Station, Yalour Islands, Petermann Island, Antarctic PeninsulaPosition: 680 14.4’ South 0640 17.2’ WestAir temperature: 60CSea state: CalmWind : 2 knots E<br />
  80. 80. Vernadsky Ukrainian Research Base<br />
  81. 81. Not much research going on!<br />
  82. 82. Wordie House – former British Station last used in the 1950s<br />
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  84. 84. Crabeater Seal<br />
  85. 85. Weddell Seal<br />
  86. 86. Adelie Penguins – Yalour Islands<br />
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  88. 88. ‘Pretty maids all in a row’<br />
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  91. 91. Leopard Seal<br />
  92. 92.
  93. 93. Crabeater Seal<br />
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  102. 102. No, you go first !<br />
  103. 103. Saturday 22nd JanuaryLocation: Goudier Island, Jougla Point, Neko HarbourPosition: 640 48.6’ South 0630 31.6’ WestAir temperature: 30CSea state: SlightWind : 8 knots ENE<br />
  104. 104. Goudier Island<br />
  105. 105. Port Lockroy – First British base in Antarctica and Britain’s most southerly post office<br />
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  108. 108. 4 ladies (middle) who run the post office<br />
  109. 109. Minke Whale<br />
  110. 110. Neko Harbour<br />
  111. 111. Penguins ‘porpoising’<br />
  112. 112. Sunday 23rd, Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th JanuaryLocation: Smith Island & Southern Drake PassagePosition: 620 32.1’ South 0630 01.3’ WestAir temperature: 20CSea state: HighWind : 8 knots WNW<br />
  113. 113. Storm in the Drake Passage<br />
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  115. 115.
  116. 116. Must keep birding !<br />
  117. 117. Wednesday 26th JanuaryLocation: UshuaiaWeather: SunnyTemperature: Max 160<br />
  118. 118.
  119. 119. Bill Gates yacht comes to meet us!<br />
  120. 120.
  121. 121. View from hotel room across Beagle Channel<br />
  122. 122.
  123. 123. Argentinian Dragonfly<br />
  124. 124. Dolphin Gull<br />
  125. 125. White-rumped Sandpiper<br />
  126. 126. White-crowned Eleana<br />
  127. 127. Tufted Tit-Tyrant<br />
  128. 128.
  129. 129. Thursday 27th JanuaryLocation: Ushuaia – Tierra Del Fuego National ParkWeather: Broken Cloud and light rainTemperature: Max 90<br />
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  133. 133.
  134. 134. Magellanic Woodpeckers<br />
  135. 135. Patagonian Sierra-finch<br />Southern Caracara<br />
  136. 136. Patagonian Sierra-finch<br />
  137. 137. Patagonian Grey Fox<br />
  138. 138. Friday 28th JanuaryLocation: Ushuaia – Tierra Del Fuego National ParkWeather: SunnyTemperature: Max 140<br />
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  143. 143. Rufous-necked Sparrow<br />Chimango Caracara<br />
  144. 144. Upland Goose<br />
  145. 145. White-Throated Treerunner<br />
  146. 146. Spectacled Ducks<br />
  147. 147. Saturday 29th JanuaryLocation: Ushuaia – Marcial GlacierWeather: Scattered CloudsTemperature: Max 140<br />
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  155. 155. Austral House Wren<br />
  156. 156. Long-tailed Meadowlark<br />Ochre-naped Ground-tyrant<br />
  157. 157. Night Heron<br />
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  160. 160. Sunday 30th JanuaryLocation: Ushuaia – Andes and Beagle ChannelWeather: Broken Cloud Temperature: Max 160<br />
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  164. 164. Paso Garibaldi<br />
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  168. 168. Ushuaia housing stock<br />

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