Antarctica - Southern Ocean (PDF Chapter)

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Antarctica - Southern Ocean (PDF Chapter)

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The wild waters of the Southern Ocean surround Antarctica and isolate it geographically, bi-ologically and climatically from the rest of the world. Scattered around these waters are the is-lands that early explorers and sealers encountered before they found Terra Australis Incogni-ta.

  • brave the surging swells to reach Deception Island’s giant chinstrap rookery
  • maps
  • view rare nesting albatross at Prion Island
  • transport
  • ring the bells at the evocative old Whalers’ Church of Grytviken
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Ushuaia, Cape Horn, Islas Diego Ramirez, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), Stanley, East Falkland, West Falkland, Antarctic Convergence, South Georgia, South Orkney Islands, Laurie Island, Signy Island, South Shetland Islands, Elephant Island, King George Island, Penguin Island, Nelson Island, Greenwich Island, Half Moon Island, Livingston Island, Deception Island, Other Peri-Antarctic Islands, Heard & McDonald Islands, Macquarie Island, New Zealand’s Sub-Antarctic Islands.

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