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Frozen Waters Eight: Antarctic Islands

February, 2017 Decepción Island is the caldera of an active volcano which last erupted in 1970. Over half of the island is covered by thin glaciers. It is also covered with about 100,000 nesting pairs of chinstrap penguins. The volcano … Continue reading

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But Wait! There’s More! South Shetlands

Thursday, February 23, 2017 The morning started out cloudy, and there was a little rain and snow early on. The seas remain fairly calm. We sailed along the South Shetland Island Archipelago today. I thought we saw lots of glaciers … Continue reading

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