South Orkneys

  • Blue Iceberg
    Blue Iceberg
    Uncommon but eye-catching glacial ice instead of snow.
    Scotia Bay, South Orkney Islands, January 12, 2009
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    Larry Jackson
  • Blue Iceberg
    Blue Iceberg
    Photographed every side from a zodiac.
    Scotia Bay, South Orkney Islands, January 12, 2009
    2009-01-12#0003
    Larry Jackson
  • Blue Iceberg
    Blue Iceberg
    Scotia Bay, South Orkney Islands, January 12, 2009
    2009-01-12#0004
    Larry Jackson
  • Blue Iceberg
    Blue Iceberg
    Scotia Bay, South Orkney Islands, January 12, 2009
    2009-01-12#0010
    Larry Jackson
  • Bruce Miller Zodiac
    Bruce Miller Zodiac
    Guide & guests returning from the blue iceberg.
    Scotia Bay, South Orkney Islands, January 12, 2009
    2009-01-12#0015
    Larry Jackson
  • Shingle Cove
    Shingle Cove
    Our landing area.
    Shingle Cove, Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands, January 12, 2009
    2009-01-12#0017
    Larry Jackson
  • Adelie Penguin
    Adelie Penguin
    Pygoscelis adeliae
    Shingle Cove, Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands, January 12, 2009
    2009-01-12#0002
    Larry Jackson
  • Cape Petrel
    Cape Petrel
    Daption capense - on a nest.
    Shingle Cove, Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands, January 12, 2009
    2009-01-12#0005
    Larry Jackson
  • Snow Petrel
    Snow Petrel
    Pagodroma nivea - only angle I could get in the rocky nesting area.
    Shingle Cove, Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands, January 12, 2009
    2009-01-12#0009
    Larry Jackson
  • Brown Skua, chick
    Brown Skua, chick
    Stercorarius antarcticus lonnbergi
    Shingle Cove, Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands, January 12, 2009
    2009-01-12#0013
    Larry Jackson
  • Brown Skua
    Brown Skua
    Stercorarius antarcticus lonnbergi - predator of penguin and petrel eggs & chicks.
    Shingle Cove, Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands, January 12, 2009
    2009-01-12#0014
    Larry Jackson
  • Moss & Lichens
    Moss & Lichens
    Only the most cold-tolerant plants survive here.
    Shingle Cove, Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands, January 12, 2009
    2009-01-12#0018
    Larry Jackson