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approaching Neptune's Billows  
   

approaching Neptune's Billows

Antarctica cruise

February 18th 2022
Friday. We got up early to see our passage through Neptune’s Billows (a narrow channel) to Whaler’s Bay on Deception Island, an active volcano. The bay is the caldera, now filled by the ocean. The anchor was dropped but we had to wait a while for the winds to diminish before operations to the shore began. Our group, the last, boarded one of the zodiacs at 1:30 p.m. On the beach where we walked ... 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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