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The very known Ross Island

The small island of Ross in close proximity to Port Blair is mingled with stories and ruins of past along with the beauty of nature. Once the administrative headquarters of the group of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, it held the position of prime importance with rich and luxurious structures equipped with all amenities, far off from the mainland. 1,172 more words

Ross Island — Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

Ross Island used to be headquarters for the British administration of a penal settlement. It is one of the islands in the chain of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. 449 more words

Abandoned Places

@JohnKerry Traveling Party Watches Adélie Penguin Mind Its Own Business in Antarctica

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The Adélie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) is a species of penguin common along the entire Antarctic coast, their only residence. They are named after  161 more words

Secretary Of State

A Weekend Getaway

Things in McMurdo Station have changed quite a bit over the past month. The “Mainbody” season officially began on Monday, October 03, when the first C-17 flight of summer touched down at Pegasus runway with 98 new “summer” Antarctic participants (a mix of support staff and research scientists). 1,223 more words

The Antarctic Life