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Antarctica Expedition II
South Georgia Island
Cumberland Bay, Grytviken
St. Andrews Bay
At the southern tip of the Island. A large storm was hitting South Georgia, so that's blowing snow, not fog. Interesting geology, the fjord cuts through rock like that of mid-ocean spreading ridges.
Very snowy morning, but we still got to see quite a bit of the wildlife
So many seal pups! The naturalists informed us that they had never seen so many in Cooper Bay, before.
Somewhat improved weather and the chance to get much closer to the wildlife made Fortuna Bay one of the best experiences of the trip.
Former whaling infrastructure maintenance site. Famous as being where Shackleton first reached civilization (the last leg of his odyssey was going from fortuna Bay to Stromness, climbing down by the waterfall - at the time there w…
Small Rugged Islands between South Georgia Island and the Falkland Islands. Named no doubt because they are completely covered with nests of Blue-eyed Shags