Antarctica

  • Sundown
    Sundown
    Some ice.
    Campbell Island to Ross Sea, November 16, 2011
    2011-11-16#7456
    Larry Jackson
  • Iceberg
    Iceberg
    One of our first large icebergs.
    Ross Sea, November 17, 2011
    2011-11-17#7458
    Larry Jackson
  • Fresh Ice
    Fresh Ice
    Open areas develop thin, fresh ice.
    Ross Sea, November 17, 2011
    2011-11-17#7459
    Larry Jackson
  • Icebreaking
    Icebreaking
    Crack created by the Kapitan Khlebnikov pushing deeper into the Ross Sea.
    Ross Sea, November 17, 2011
    2011-11-17#7461
    Larry Jackson
  • Big Iceberg
    Big Iceberg
    These large icebergs broke off of one of the major ice shelves.
    Ross Sea, November 17, 2011
    2011-11-17#7465
    Larry Jackson
  • Adelie Penguins
    Adelie Penguins
    Pygoscelis adeliae - first penguins seen close enough to photograph.
    Ross Sea, November 18, 2011
    2011-11-18#7472
    Larry Jackson
  • Breaking Ice
    Breaking Ice
    Ross Sea, November 18, 2011
    2011-11-18#7475
    Larry Jackson
  • Ice
    Ice
    Ross Sea, November 18, 2011
    2011-11-18#7476
    Larry Jackson
  • Breaking Ice
    Breaking Ice
    Ross Sea, November 18, 2011
    2011-11-18#7477
    Larry Jackson
  • Adelie Penguins
    Adelie Penguins
    Pygoscelis adeliae
    Ross Sea, November 18, 2011
    2011-11-18#7834
    Larry Jackson
  • Adelie Penguins
    Adelie Penguins
    Pygoscelis adeliae
    Ross Sea, November 18, 2011
    2011-11-18#7845
    Larry Jackson
  • Ice
    Ice
    Nice color in the ice.
    Ross Sea, November 18, 2011
    2011-11-18#7489
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguin
    Emperor Penguin
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Ross Sea, November 18, 2011
    2011-11-18#7880
    Larry Jackson
  • Ice
    Ice
    Some icicles under the edge.
    Ross Sea, November 18, 2011
    2011-11-18#7503
    Larry Jackson
  • Finger Ice
    Finger Ice
    Movement in the fresh ice creates this pattern as layers slide over each other.
    Ross Sea, November 18, 2011
    2011-11-18#7511
    Larry Jackson
  • Crabeater Seal
    Crabeater Seal
    Lobodon carcinophaga
    Ross Sea, November 18, 2011
    2011-11-18#7894
    Larry Jackson
  • Snow Petrel
    Snow Petrel
    Pagodroma nivea - record photo only.
    Ross Sea, November 18, 2011
    2011-11-18#7932
    Larry Jackson
  • Ice
    Ice
    Icicles.
    Ross Sea, November 18, 2011
    2011-11-18#7522
    Larry Jackson
  • Crabeater Seal
    Crabeater Seal
    Lobodon carcinophaga
    Ross Sea, November 18, 2011
    2011-11-18#7961
    Larry Jackson
  • Crabeater Seal
    Crabeater Seal
    Lobodon carcinophagus
    Ross Sea, November 18, 2011
    2011-11-18#7999
    Larry Jackson
  • Minke Whale
    Minke Whale
    Balaenoptera bonaerensis - deep in the ice in an open area called a 'lead'.
    Ross Sea, November 18, 2011
    2011-11-18#8011
    Larry Jackson
  • Minke Whale
    Minke Whale
    Balaenoptera bonaerensis
    Ross Sea, November 18, 2011
    2011-11-18#8017
    Larry Jackson
  • Ice
    Ice
    Ross Sea, November 18, 2011
    2011-11-18#7599
    Larry Jackson
  • Breaking Ice
    Breaking Ice
    Moving through a series of leads.
    Ross Sea, November 18, 2011
    2011-11-18#7602
    Larry Jackson
  • Pancake Ice
    Pancake Ice
    One of the many forms of ice in polar regions, a result of movement in thin ice areas.
    Ross Sea, November 19, 2011
    2011-11-19#7607
    Larry Jackson
  • Ice
    Ice
    Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#7706
    Larry Jackson
  • Penguin Tracks on Ice
    Penguin Tracks on Ice
    Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#7710
    Larry Jackson
  • LJax
    LJax
    We were helicoptered to within one mile of the Emperor Penguin colony and then walked to the colony.
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#6642
    Debbie Jackson
  • Emperor Penguin
    Emperor Penguin
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8025
    Larry Jackson
  • Debbie
    Debbie
    On the one mile walk to the Emperor Penguin colony.
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8049
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri - probably parents and their chick.
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8053
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri - the highlight of the trip was the visit to the Emperor Penguin colony.
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8069
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8073
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8077
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri - feet raised to minimize heat loss.
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8081
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri - we had light snow during our visit.
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8101
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8114
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguin
    Emperor Penguin
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8156
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8217
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri - likely a family.
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8241
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8249
    Larry Jackson
  • Adelie Penguin
    Adelie Penguin
    Pygoscelis adeliae - species of other types are occasional seen.
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8285
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor & Adelie Penguin
    Emperor & Adelie Penguin
    Aptenodytes forsteri & adeliae - size comparison.
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8296
    Larry Jackson
  • Photographers & Emperor Penguins
    Photographers & Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8303
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri - adult feeding the chick.
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8304
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguin
    Emperor Penguin
    Aptenodytes forsteri - resting.
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8315
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8322
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8340
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguin
    Emperor Penguin
    Aptenodytes forsteri - curious chick.
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8348
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguin
    Emperor Penguin
    Aptenodytes forsteri - chick exercising it wings.
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8360
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8368
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8376
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri - chick asking to be fed.
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8385
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8409
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8432
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguin
    Emperor Penguin
    Aptenodytes forsteri - another curious chick.
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8438
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri - with a Brown Skua looking for any feeding opportunity.
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8451
    Larry Jackson
  • Photographers & Emperor Penguin
    Photographers & Emperor Penguin
    Aptenodytes forsteri - a curious adult walked up to us.
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8468
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri - chicks resting.
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8480
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins 1
    Emperor Penguins 1
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8495
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8500
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8506
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8535
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8548
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguin
    Emperor Penguin
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8567
    Larry Jackson
  • Brown Skua
    Brown Skua
    Stercorarius antarcticus - opportunistic predator and scavenger.
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8583
    Larry Jackson
  • Brown Skua
    Brown Skua
    Stercorarius antarcticus
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8596
    Larry Jackson
  • Adelie Penguins
    Adelie Penguins
    Pygoscelis adeliae
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8616
    Larry Jackson
  • Adelie Penguin
    Adelie Penguin
    Pygoscelis adeliae
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8628
    Larry Jackson
  • Russian Mi2 Helicopter
    Russian Mi2 Helicopter
    Our ride back to the Kapitan Khlebnikov.
    Franklin Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#8641
    Larry Jackson
  • Franklin Island
    Franklin Island
    Backing our of the ice after our visit to the Emperor Penguin colony.
    McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 20, 2011
    2011-11-20#7715
    Larry Jackson
  • Beaufort Island
    Beaufort Island
    An island we passed heading deeper into the Sound.
    McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 21, 2011
    2011-11-21#7717
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguin
    Emperor Penguin
    Aptenodytes forsteri - popping out of the sea onto the ice where the ship was parked.
    Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#7811
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#7823
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguin
    Emperor Penguin
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#7827
    Larry Jackson
  • Mt. Erebus
    Mt. Erebus
    The second highest volcano in Antarctica and the southernmost active volcano on earth.
    McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#7884
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri - sort of a face off.
    Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#7893
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#7903
    Larry Jackson
  • Debbie & LJax
    Debbie & LJax
    Kapitan Khlebnikov, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#7924
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins & Photographers
    Emperor Penguins & Photographers
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#7928
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguin
    Emperor Penguin
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#7952
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguin
    Emperor Penguin
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#7964
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri - headed back to the sea.
    Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#7982
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins
    Emperor Penguins
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#7991
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguins & Polar Plunge Setup
    Emperor Penguins & Polar Plunge Setup
    Aptenodytes forsteri - preparing the ladder used for the Polar Plunge.
    Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#8010
    Larry Jackson
  • Chris, Beau, Don & Debbie
    Chris, Beau, Don & Debbie
    Getting ready to photograph the Polar Plunge participants.
    McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#8017
    Larry Jackson
  • Polar Plunge
    Polar Plunge
    Dylan Evoy - one of a number of swimmers in 30.5 degree F water.
    McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#8113
    Larry Jackson
  • Polar Plunge
    Polar Plunge
    Mary Gibbs - swimmers wore a harness with rope attached in case of emergency extraction.
    McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#8172
    Larry Jackson
  • Polar Plunge
    Polar Plunge
    Irene Jerez
    McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#8210
    Larry Jackson
  • Polar Plunge
    Polar Plunge
    Irene Jerez - swimming over to fresh ice.
    McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-228225
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Penguin
    Emperor Penguin
    Aptenodytes forsteri
    Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#8268
    Larry Jackson
  • Tabular Icebergs
    Tabular Icebergs
    Incredible frozen seascape.
    Helicopter, Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#8312
    Larry Jackson
  • Polygons
    Polygons
    Patterns created by freezing and nearly bare of snow due to Katabatic winds.
    Helicopter, Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#8320
    Larry Jackson
  • Canada Glacier
    Canada Glacier
    Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#8321
    Larry Jackson
  • 3000 year old Mummified Crabeater Seal
    3000 year old Mummified Crabeater Seal
    Freeze dried and scoured by blowing snow particles.
    Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#8324
    Larry Jackson
  • Canada Glacier
    Canada Glacier
    With a frozen lake in front.
    Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#8328
    Larry Jackson
  • Taylor Dry Valley
    Taylor Dry Valley
    Katabatic winds of 100 mph plus and terrain shape keep this area almost free of snow.
    McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#8332
    Larry Jackson
  • Canada Glacier
    Canada Glacier
    Flying out over the top of the glacier.
    Helicopter, Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#8336
    Larry Jackson
  • Research Station
    Research Station
    Helicopter, Lake Frizel, Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, Antarctica, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#8340
    Larry Jackson
  • Lake Frizel
    Lake Frizel
    Helicopter, Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#8342
    Larry Jackson
  • Commonwealth Glacier
    Commonwealth Glacier
    Helicopter, Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#8343
    Larry Jackson
  • Commonwealth Glacier
    Commonwealth Glacier
    The top of the glacier.
    Helicopter, Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#8347
    Larry Jackson
  • Stream Bed
    Stream Bed
    From a time when the continent was very different.
    Helicopter, Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#8348
    Larry Jackson
  • Tabular Iceberg
    Tabular Iceberg
    The face of a very large, tabular iceberg.
    Helicopter, Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#8352
    Larry Jackson
  • Iceberg
    Iceberg
    Helicopter, Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#8354
    Larry Jackson
  • Tabular Iceberg
    Tabular Iceberg
    Possibly from the Ross Ice Shelf.
    Helicopter, Taylor Dry Valley, McMurdo Sound, November 22, 2011
    2011-11-22#8355
    Larry Jackson
  • Adelie Penguin
    Adelie Penguin
    Pygoscelis adeliae - the weather turned ugly and I only got a few photos before we had to helicopter back to the ship or be stuck on land in survival tents.
    Cape Bird, Ross Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 24, 2011
    2011-11-24#8651
    Larry Jackson
  • Adelie Penguin
    Adelie Penguin
    Pygoscelis adeliae - the southernmost breeding population on earth is here at Cape Bird.
    Cape Bird, Ross Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 24, 2011
    2011-11-24#8657
    Larry Jackson
  • Adelie Penguins
    Adelie Penguins
    Pygoscelis adeliae - sitting on eggs, but perfectly adapted to this environment.
    Cape Bird, Ross Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 24, 2011
    2011-11-24#8662
    Larry Jackson
  • Adelie Penguins
    Adelie Penguins
    Pygoscelis adeliae - we were getting uncomfortable and the helicopters can't fly if they can't see the ground but the penguins were okay.
    Cape Bird, Ross Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 24, 2011
    2011-11-24#8667
    Larry Jackson
  • Snowed In
    Snowed In
    We were supposed to visit McMurdo Station but the weather was so bad that the helicopters couldn't fly.
    McMurdo Sound, Antarctica, November 25, 2011
    2011-11-25#8420
    Larry Jackson
  • Blown Ice
    Blown Ice
    Ross Ice Shelf, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 27, 2011
    2011-11-27#8496
    Larry Jackson
  • Blown Ice
    Blown Ice
    Snow blowing off the Ross Ice Shelf adding to the sea ice.
    Ross Ice Shelf, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 27, 2011
    2011-11-27#8502
    Larry Jackson
  • Ross Ice Shelf & Mt. Terror
    Ross Ice Shelf & Mt. Terror
    Had the weather been better, we would have flown over to the ice for champagne.
    McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 27, 2011
    2011-11-27#8504
    Larry Jackson
  • Ross Ice Shelf
    Ross Ice Shelf
    Massive and the source of huge, tabular icebergs.
    McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 27, 2011
    2011-11-27#8506
    Larry Jackson
  • Ice
    Ice
    Interesting pattern seen as we begin the long voyage North.
    McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 27, 2011
    2011-11-27#8511
    Larry Jackson
  • Ice
    Ice
    Continuing North through heavy ice.
    Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 28, 2011
    2011-11-28#8512
    Larry Jackson
  • Ice
    Ice
    The occasional open area was seen.
    Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 29, 2011
    2011-11-29#8515
    Larry Jackson
  • Ice
    Ice
    Breaking ice and continuing North.
    Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 30, 2011
    2011-11-30#8516
    Larry Jackson
  • Tabular Iceberg
    Tabular Iceberg
    Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 30, 2011
    2011-11-30#8517
    Larry Jackson
  • Ice
    Ice
    Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 30, 2011
    2011-11-30#8520
    Larry Jackson
  • Iceberg
    Iceberg
    One of the last seen on the voyage.
    Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 30, 2011
    2011-11-30#8529
    Larry Jackson
  • Kapitan Khlebnikov leaving the Ross Sea Ice
    Kapitan Khlebnikov leaving the Ross Sea Ice
    Looking back.
    Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 30, 2011
    2011-11-30#8551
    Larry Jackson
  • Kapitan Khlebnikov at Ice Edge
    Kapitan Khlebnikov at Ice Edge
    Ross Sea, Antarctica, November 30, 2011
    2011-11-30#8554
    Larry Jackson
  • Kapitan Khlebnikov
    Kapitan Khlebnikov
    Back in the open sea, the rough conditions return.
    Southern Ocean, December 1, 2011
    2011-12-01#8565
    Larry Jackson
  • Kapitan Khlebnikov
    Kapitan Khlebnikov
    Wind and waves.
    Southern Ocean, December 1, 2011
    2011-12-01#8569
    Larry Jackson
  • Kapitan Khlebnikov
    Kapitan Khlebnikov
    Breaking waves across the bow have washed away the snow of the previous night.
    Southern Ocean, December 1, 2011
    2011-12-01#8589
    Larry Jackson
  • Kapitan Khlebnikov
    Kapitan Khlebnikov
    Seawater breaking over the bow and coming up through the anchor chain hole.
    Southern Ocean, December 2, 2011
    2011-12-02#8606
    Larry Jackson
  • Kapitan Khlebnikov Rolling
    Kapitan Khlebnikov Rolling
    While it may not appear extreme, the movement in our upper level room felt like a lot.
    Southern Ocean, December 2, 2011
    2011-12-02#8617
    Larry Jackson
  • Kapitan Khlebnikov
    Kapitan Khlebnikov
    Bashing through the waves as we near the next stop, Macquarie Island.
    Southern Ocean, December 2, 2011
    2011-12-02#8627
    Larry Jackson