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Huge icebergs at sea as we approach the south shetland islands  
   

Huge icebergs at sea as we approach the south shetland islands

¡¡¡Antarctica!!! Part1 - Crossing the Drake Passage & the South Shetland Islands

February 26th 2007
"Antarctica is a separate world. One can feel its presence in the approaches, sailing south from more temperate climes. Standing on deck, one may follow the reeling albatross, feel the drop in temperature, the bite of the wind and the motion of the waves. Yet it is the presence of ice, from the first occasional fragments, escalating in shape, form and frequency, and finally dominating all else, th ... read more
Antarctica » Antarctica » South Shetland Islands

 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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