Part One

  • American Airlines Saab 340B
    American Airlines Saab 340B
    The start of a 51 day trip with time in Argentina, a month-long semi-circumnavigation of Antarctica and two weeks in New Zealand.
    Antarctica Start, San Angelo, Texas, November 10, 2006
    2006-11-10#0097
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Ice, KM Kapitan Khlebnikov Lifeboat
    Ice, KM Kapitan Khlebnikov Lifeboat
    Arrival in the islands off the Antarctic Peninsula after crossing the Drake Passage.
    King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, November 16, 2006
    2006-11-16#0062
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Cape Petrel
    Cape Petrel
    Daption capense capense
    King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, November 16, 2006
    2006-11-16#0070
    Larry L. Jackson
  • King George Island
    King George Island
    Northern-most of the islands off the peninsula.
    South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, November 16, 2006
    2006-11-16#0075
    Larry L. Jackson
  • First Iceberg
    First Iceberg
    A big piece of tabular ice.
    King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, November 16, 2006
    2006-11-16#0076
    Larry L. Jackson
  • King George Island
    King George Island
    There are seven research bases on the island.
    South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, November 16, 2006
    2006-11-16#0077
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Cape Petrels
    Cape Petrels
    Daption capense capense - commonly follow ships for food stirred up by the hull and propellers.
    King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, November 16, 2006
    2006-11-16#0075
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Iceberg
    Iceberg
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0008
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Iceberg
    Iceberg
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0009
    Larry L. Jackson
  • near Neko Harbor
    near Neko Harbor
    Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0003
    Larry L. Jackson
  • KM Kapitan Khlebnikov Bridge
    KM Kapitan Khlebnikov Bridge
    Guests are allowed access except in rough weather, but cigarette smoke smell was very strong.
    near Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0004
    Larry L. Jackson
  • near Neko Harbor
    near Neko Harbor
    Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0006
    Larry L. Jackson
  • LJax
    LJax
    First excursion of this trip, but my second visit to this location.
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0148
    Larry L. Jackson
  • KM Kapitan Khlebnikov
    KM Kapitan Khlebnikov
    This icebreaker is my favorite for its ability to go into the ice, but it does roll a lot in open ocean.
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0013
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Kapitan Khlebnikov details
    Kapitan Khlebnikov details
    24,200 horsepower and a thick double hull allows the ship to move through ice 5 feet thick.
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-15#0000
    Larry L. Jackson
  • KM Kapitan Khlebnikov
    KM Kapitan Khlebnikov
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0015
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Neko Harbour
    Neko Harbour
    Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0016
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Icefall
    Icefall
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0017
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Southern Gentoo Penguin
    Southern Gentoo Penguin
    Pygoscelis papua ellsworthi
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0020
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Southern Gentoo Penguins
    Southern Gentoo Penguins
    Pygoscelis papua ellsworthi
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0022
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Southern Gentoo Penguins
    Southern Gentoo Penguins
    Pygoscelis papua ellsworthi - bare rock allows nest building.
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0024
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Southern Gentoo Penguins
    Southern Gentoo Penguins
    Pygoscelis papua ellsworthi
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0025
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Southern Gentoo Penguins & Survival Hut
    Southern Gentoo Penguins & Survival Hut
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0028
    Larry L. Jackson
  • KM Kapitan Khlebnikov
    KM Kapitan Khlebnikov
    Viewed from a higher vantage point.
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0014
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Hike
    Hike
    A hike after days on the ship and to get a nice view of the bay and glacier.
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0030
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Glacier
    Glacier
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0031
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Glacier
    Glacier
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0035
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Glacier Face
    Glacier Face
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0018
    Larry L. Jackson
  • LJax
    LJax
    The hike generated enough heat to unzip the complimentary parka.
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0039
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Southern Gentoo Penguins
    Southern Gentoo Penguins
    Pygoscelis papua ellsworthi
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0040
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Icefall
    Icefall
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0041
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Southern Gentoo Penguins
    Southern Gentoo Penguins
    Pygoscelis papua ellsworthi
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0029
    Larry L. Jackson
  • KM Kapitan Khlebnikov
    KM Kapitan Khlebnikov
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0037
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Southern Gentoo Penguins
    Southern Gentoo Penguins
    Pygoscelis papua ellsworthi
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0038
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Southern Gentoo Penguin
    Southern Gentoo Penguin
    Pygoscelis papua ellsworthi
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0045
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Calving Glacier
    Calving Glacier
    Waves that result and projectile fragments pose risk.
    Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0049
    Larry L. Jackson
  • MV Lyubov Orlova
    MV Lyubov Orlova
    A 1976 Yugoslavia-built ice-strengthened Maria Yermolova-class cruise ship taking its turn at Neko Harbour.
    near Neko Harbour, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0047
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Almirante Brown Argentine Station
    Almirante Brown Argentine Station
    A fire by a disgruntled doctor destroyed several buildings.
    Paradise Bay, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0052
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Paradise Bay
    Paradise Bay
    Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0055
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Iceberg
    Iceberg
    Paradise Bay, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0053
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Iceberg
    Iceberg
    Paradise Bay, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0054
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Almirante Brown Argentine Station
    Almirante Brown Argentine Station
    Paradise Bay, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0057
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Blue-eyed Shags nesting
    Blue-eyed Shags nesting
    Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis
    Paradise Bay, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0056
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Paradise Bay Coast
    Paradise Bay Coast
    Colorful lichens.
    Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0086
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Cape Petrel nesting or resting
    Cape Petrel nesting or resting
    Daption capense
    Paradise Bay, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0093
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Interesting Rock
    Interesting Rock
    Nice layers.
    Paradise Bay, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0099
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Paradise Bay
    Paradise Bay
    Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0067
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Iceberg
    Iceberg
    Neumayer Channel, Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0001
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Neumayer Channel
    Neumayer Channel
    Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0007
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Neumayer Channel
    Neumayer Channel
    Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0012
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Neumayer Channel
    Neumayer Channel
    Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0018
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Neumayer Channel
    Neumayer Channel
    Looking back.
    Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0020
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Neumayer Channel
    Neumayer Channel
    On the upper deck taking in the very nice view.
    Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0027
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Neumayer Channel
    Neumayer Channel
    Antarctica doesn't have a lot of colors, but the views are spectacular.
    Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0028
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Neumayer Channel
    Neumayer Channel
    Antarctica, November 17, 2006
    2006-11-17#0006
    Larry L. Jackson
  • LJax
    LJax
    Jougla Point, Wiencke Island, Antarctica. November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0503
    David Salmanowitz
  • Southern Gentoo Penquin
    Southern Gentoo Penquin
    Pygoscelis papua ellsworthi
    Jougla Point, Wiencke Island, Antarctica. November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0003
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Whale Bones
    Whale Bones
    Jougla Point, Wiencke Island, Antarctica. November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0003
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Whale Bones
    Whale Bones
    Jougla Point, Wiencke Island, Antarctica. November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0005
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Whale Rib Bones
    Whale Rib Bones
    Jougla Point, Wiencke Island, Antarctica. November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0006
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Southern Gentoo Penquin
    Southern Gentoo Penquin
    Pygoscelis papua ellsworthi
    Jougla Point, Wiencke Island, Antarctica. November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0008
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Southern Gentoo Penquins
    Southern Gentoo Penquins
    Pygoscelis papua ellsworthi
    Jougla Point, Wiencke Island, Antarctica. November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0012
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Southern Gentoo Penquins
    Southern Gentoo Penquins
    Pygoscelis papua ellsworthi
    Jougla Point, Wiencke Island, Antarctica. November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0015
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Whale Vertebra
    Whale Vertebra
    Jougla Point, Wiencke Island, Antarctica. November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0010
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Blue-eyed Shag
    Blue-eyed Shag
    Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis - on a seaweed nest.
    Jougla Point, Wiencke Island, Antarctica. November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0025
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Southern Gentoo Penquin
    Southern Gentoo Penquin
    Pygoscelis papua ellsworthi
    Jougla Point, Wiencke Island, Antarctica. November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0027
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Southern Gentoo Penquins
    Southern Gentoo Penquins
    Pygoscelis papua ellsworthi
    Jougla Point, Wiencke Island, Antarctica. November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0034
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Blue-eyed Shags nesting
    Blue-eyed Shags nesting
    Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis
    Jougla Point, Wiencke Island, Antarctica. November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0039
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Blue-eyed Shags nesting
    Blue-eyed Shags nesting
    Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis
    Jougla Point, Wiencke Island, Antarctica. November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0046
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Blue-eyed Shags nesting
    Blue-eyed Shags nesting
    Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis
    Jougla Point, Wiencke Island, Antarctica. November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0048
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Southern Gentoo Penguins & Blue-eyed Shags
    Southern Gentoo Penguins & Blue-eyed Shags
    Pygoscedlis papua ellsworthi & Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis
    Jougla Point, Wiencke Island, Antarctica. November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0011
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Blue-eyed Shags & Southern Gentoo Penguins
    Blue-eyed Shags & Southern Gentoo Penguins
    Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis & Pygoscelis papua ellsworthi
    Jougla Point, Wiencke Island, Antarctica. November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0070
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Southern Gentoo Penquin & egg
    Southern Gentoo Penquin & egg
    Pygoscelis papua ellsworthi
    Jougla Point, Wiencke Island, Antarctica. November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0085
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Blue-eyed Shags nesting
    Blue-eyed Shags nesting
    Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis
    Jougla Point, Wiencke Island, Antarctica. November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0096
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Iceberg
    Iceberg
    Grounded with a lot of sculpting by tides.
    Port Lockroy, Goudier Island, Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0024
    Larry L. Jackson
  • View
    View
    Port Lockroy, Goudier Island, Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0030
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Zodiac Cruise
    Zodiac Cruise
    Port Lockroy, Goudier Island, Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0035
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Iceberg
    Iceberg
    Port Lockroy, Goudier Island, Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0041
    Larry L. Jackson
  • View
    View
    Port Lockroy, Goudier Island, Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0043
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Port Lockroy
    Port Lockroy
    Zodiacs had to navigate through a lot of ice to the landing spot.
    Goudier Island, Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0049
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Growler Ice
    Growler Ice
    The name comes from the noise made when the large chunks of ice rub together during high tide.
    Port Lockroy, Goudier Island, Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0050
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Southern Gentoo Penguin & 2 eggs
    Southern Gentoo Penguin & 2 eggs
    Pygoscelis papua ellsworthi - most eggs are white unlike these.
    Port Lockroy, Goudier Island, Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0053
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Snowy Sheathbills
    Snowy Sheathbills
    Chionus albus - the only bird in Antarctica without webbed feet.
    Port Lockroy, Goudier Island, Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0060
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Bransfield House
    Bransfield House
    Base 'A' is now a post office, shop, museum and maintenance operation established in 1944 and operated as a British Research station until it closed in 1962.
    Port Lockroy, Goudier Island, Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0062
    Larry L. Jackson
  • View
    View
    Port Lockroy, Goudier Island, Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0065
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Southern Gentoo Penguin & egg
    Southern Gentoo Penguin & egg
    Pygoscelis papua ellsworthi
    Port Lockroy, Goudier Island, Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0069
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Ruined Boat
    Ruined Boat
    Port Lockroy, Goudier Island, Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0076
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Growlers
    Growlers
    The photographer on the right gives perspective to the size of the ice chunks.
    Port Lockroy, Goudier Island, Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0078
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Iceberg & Reflection
    Iceberg & Reflection
    Port Lockroy, Goudier Island, Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0082
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Reflection
    Reflection
    Port Lockroy, Goudier Island, Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0084
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Lemaire Channel
    Lemaire Channel
    Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0089
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Kodak Gap of Lemaire Channel
    Kodak Gap of Lemaire Channel
    Very few tourist ships go beyond this location.
    Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0001
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Snowy Sheatbill
    Snowy Sheatbill
    Chionis albus - visiting our ship, probably looking for a meal.
    KM Kapitan Khlebnikov, Lemaire Channel, Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0090
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Lemaire Channel
    Lemaire Channel
    Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0111
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Lemaire Channel
    Lemaire Channel
    Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0112
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Kodak Gap of Lemaire Channel
    Kodak Gap of Lemaire Channel
    Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0005
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Reflection
    Reflection
    We passed through the narrow gap on the left.
    Lemaire Channel, Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0007
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Iceberg
    Iceberg
    Lemaire Channel, Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0103
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Killer Whales
    Killer Whales
    Orcinus orca
    Lemaire Channel, Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0117
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Killer Whales
    Killer Whales
    Orcinus orca - juvenile staying close to the mother and the male's dorsal fin to the right.
    Lemaire Channel, Antarctica, November 18, 2006
    2006-11-18#0121
    Larry L. Jackson