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Deception Island  

Deception Island

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November 3rd 2007
Nov 3 Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego I think I made a terrible mistake: when I left Nova Scotia it was fall, almost winter. When I came down here it should have been spring, almost summer. So why is it 0 degrees, snowing, 10 cm of snow on the ground and the mountains all around town completely white?! However, this morning there are a few blue patches, and the ship is in so it's not all bad. I'm gett ... read more
Antarctica » Antarctica

 Flag Speculation over the existence of a "southern land" was not confirmed until the early 1820s when British and American commercial operators and British and Russian national expeditions began exploring the Antarctic Peninsula region and other areas sou... ... read more
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