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Gentoo Penguin  

Gentoo Penguin

Paradise Harbour, Lemaire Channel, Gerlache Strait and Neumayer Channel

February 7th 2009
The day of reckoning! Would we make it onto land? Or would we be denied again?! So an early start was on the cards to see if we could capture an Antarctic sunrise and to check the weather out! We stepped out onto deck around 0445 to be greeted with a perfect start. The ship was sailing through a channel, coasting on iceberg filled still waters, the backdrop of ice covered mountains either side ... read more
Antarctica » Antarctica » Neumayer Station

 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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