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Spot the difference

In this picture you see both giant petrels next to each other. The difference between the two species is really small. Both about the same 2 meters wingspan, both very variable in colour (so no, you can’t say Northern are white and Southern brown…). 38 more words


Antarctica, One Last Dream (part 1)

As I’m sitting here typing these words on my laptop, what I remember most clearly about Antarctica is how everything was a shade of black, white or blue. 521 more words


[VIDEO] Penguins of Antarctica

Enjoy my penguin montage of these little guys doing what they do – being adorable and chasing their moms around for food. All penguins are Gentoo and Chinstrap penguins living on the Antarctic Peninsula.


The Drake Passage was like being on a cruise!

We’d settled into life onto the yacht and we got closer to Antarctica.

Wednesday 24th January 2001

I awoke and I tried to work out what time it was. 521 more words

Mission Antarctica

Water from horizon to horizon, recovering from seasickness and some exhilarating sailing

We continued sailing steadily south. The trip continues as the seasickness affected the crew.

Tuesday 23rd January 2001

I woke up a couple of times during the night, but I got up at 6:30am or so and attempted to to do my shift. 724 more words

Mission Antarctica


Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 Earthquake hits the South Georgia Island.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Drake Passage.

5.2 Earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.1 Earthquake hits south of the Mariana Islands. 8 more words


Catching Up with Hive Athlete Brennan Lagasse: From Antarctica to Alaska

Popping some Cherry Cola Chews, I take a moment to fuel up and survey the scene. Icebergs, penguins and a frozen landscape encompass my total vantage. 306 more words

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