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Petermann Island is where the French expedition led by Charcot wintered in 1909, and it is now the site of an old Argentine hut. The island was covered in a blanket of snow and occupied by a colony of gentoo penguins. There were a few Adelie penguins but having a short nesting season most had already left.
Petermann Island
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Petermann Island
Petermann Island
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Petermann Island
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Glacier with cracks
Chunks of ice floating by the ship
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Explorer II in the Bay
Rock formation
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Adiele Penguin
Gentoo Penguin
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Gentoo Penguin
Gentoo Penguin


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