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