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Steeple Jason, West Falklands

Photos of Steeple Jason Island and Black-browed albatross, West Falklands, Falkland Islands Steeple Jason, one of the Jason group of islands, is to be our only landing today. There has been quite a bit of anticipation for this visit. It is considered one of the major landings of the trip,…
March 10, 2010
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Westpoint Island, Falkland Islands

Photos of Westpoint Island and Rockhopper Penguins, Falkland Islands Morning finds us at Westpoint Island. We can only see about 200’ up into the rolling green hills; heavy cloud cover obscures everything above that. It looks wet in the hills. Our zodiac lands on a small boat ramp, one of…
February 23, 2010
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New Island, Falkland Islands

Photos of New Island, Falkland Islands Tall seacliffs overlook the southern Atlantic Ocean, a habitat on which albatross and penguin reside.Image ID: 23809Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom Today is New Years Day, an appropos date on which to land at New Island in the Falklands, our first landing…
February 22, 2010
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Sunset Arch, Southern Ocean

During our crossing from Falklands to South Georgia Island we were treated to a magnificent sunset: Photographer takes picture of a spectacular sunset arch, spanning the heavens from horizon to horizon, over the open sea between the Falkland Islands and South Georgia Island.Image ID: 24096Location: Southern Ocean A long band…
February 6, 2010
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Equipment List for Antarctica, South Georgia and Falklands

Equipment List for Antarctica, South Georgia Island and the Falklands. Adelie penguins leaping into the ocean from an iceberg.Image ID: 25005Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliaeLocation: Brown Bluff, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica This is what I used on my recent Antarctica, South Georgia and Falklands trip. Photo gear will be described tomorrow…
February 2, 2010