~Travel Friends & Friends View Antarctica 15~
 
 
This was the furthest this ship and Captain had ever been. The ice flow was broken up to the point the Captain decided to attempt a crossing of the 66 degree parallel- The Antarctica Circle. Ruins of a 1957 British base were scattered about. The bay was choked with ice and we saw a large iceberg flip over. We were greeted for our celebration by a Weddell Seal and a small colony of Adelie Penguins. The Adelies have solid black heads with small white circles around their eyes.
 
Prospect Point
 
 
 
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Explorer II in the bay by Pleneau Island
Prospect Point
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Iceberg-"pinking shear" cut
Bay filled with ice (the ship hit a lot of it)
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Iceberg
Brian in front of a iceberg
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Adelie Penguin (didn't realize the seal was there)
Adelie Penguin
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Adelie Penguin
Adelie Penguin (the seal is coming up behind)
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Weddell Seal
Weddell Seal (Actually moves pretty fast)
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Weddell Seal
Weddell Seal
 
 
 
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