Antarctica - Antarctic Peninsula (PDF Chapter)

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Antarctica - Antarctic Peninsula (PDF Chapter)

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The beautiful Antarctic Peninsula extends a welcoming arm north toward South America’s Tierra del Fuego as if beckoning visitors. This, the warmest part of the continent, is Antarctica’s major breeding ground for seabirds, seals and penguins.

  • photograph eye-popping scenery and ice at Paradise Harbor; Lemaire Channel and Char-lotte Bay are similarly astounding
  • maps
  • listen to 200,000 braying adélie penguins on Paulet Island
  • transport
  • knock back a throat-burning pepper vodka at the convivial bar of the Ukrainian station Academician Vernadsky
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Central Peninsula, Charlotte Bay, Cuverville Island, Danco Island, Rongé Island, Neko Harbor, Useful Island, Waterboat Point, Paradise Harbor, Port Lockroy, Anvers Island, Melchior Islands, Booth Island, Lemaire Channel, Pléneau Island, Pe-termann Island, Yalour Islands, Argentine Islands, Southern Peninsula, Detaille Island, Adelaide Island, Marguerite Bay, Stonington Island, Northern Peninsula, General Bernardo O’Higgins Sta-tion, Astrolabe Island, Hope Bay, Joinville & D’Urville Islands, Dundee Island, Paulet Island, Brown Bluff, Weddell Sea, Vega Island, Devil Island, James Ross Island, Seymour Island, Snow Hill Island, Ronne Ice Shelf, Filchner Ice Shelf, Halley Station.

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