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Antarctica in Depth

Program Number: 21170RJ
Start and End Dates:
11/5/2013 - 11/20/2013; 11/5/2014 - 11/19/2014; 2/18/2015 - 3/5/2015; 3/2/2015 - 3/14/2015;
Duration: 15 nights
Location: Antarctica
Price starting at: $6,799.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: Adventure Afloat Study Cruise; Small Ship Cruising
Meals: 37; 13 Breakfasts, 11 Lunches, 13 Dinners    
Meal Options: Vegetarian    

Make one of the most thrilling adventures on earth — a crossing of the Drake Passage to the ethereal world of Antarctica. Journey past majestic mountains, deeply crevassed glaciers and massive icebergs, as naturalists illuminate the wildlife and the nutrient-rich waters that sustain this environment.




Activity Particulars

Descending and ascending a steep stairway to board Zodiacs; climbing in and out of Zodiacs; wet landings ashore; walking on rough, unpaved terrain.
February 18 date is longer and spends the additional time exploring the Antarctic Peninsula in greater depth. Please see Program Details for full schedule.



February 18 date is longer and spends the additional time exploring the Antarctic Peninsula in greater depth. Please see Program Details for full schedule.
Carriage by sea is provided by G Adventures. Please note that carriage by sea is covered by the carrier’s conditions of carriage which are available on request and which will be provided to you at least 14 days before departure. IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU READ THOSE CONDITIONS OF CARRIAGE AS YOU WILL BE BOUND BY THEM WHETHER YOU HAVE READ THEM OR NOT. They set out your responsibilities and those of the carrier. The liability of the Carrier and Road Scholar for loss of damage to property and or death and or personal injury will be limited in Accordance with the Convention relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their luggage by Sea 1974 (The “Athens Convention”) as set out more fully in the conditions of carriage. The liability of Road Scholar will not under any circumstances exceed that of the carrier. All claims against the carrier must be brought in Canada and will be subject to Canadian law.



Itinerary At-a-Glance

Ushuaia (Argentina) 1 nights; aboard M/S Expedition, 12 nights.



Day 1: Flight from the U.S.A., arrival in Buenos Aires


Day 2: Depart Buenos Aires and Arrive Ushuaia

Depart early from Buenos Aires for an early afternoon arrival in Ushuaia, enjoy lunch in the world's most southerly city before checking in to your hotel.



Days 4-5: Drake Passage:

Follow the course set by Captain James Cook in 1773 as you cross the Drake Passage. Along the way, our expedition staff discuss the extraordinary human and natural history of the Antarctic region. Look for albatross, petrels and other seabirds as we cross into Antarctica.



Days 6-7: Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands:

Set foot on the great white continent! We’ll explore this extreme environment on Zodiac expeditions, discovering habitats of Minke Whales, Chinstrap Penguins and Gentoo Penguins. Look for seals basking on ice floes.



Days 8-9: Polar Circle Crossing:

Passing colossal icebergs and countless colonies of penguins, we push on with our goal in mind - crossing the Antarctic Polar Circle.



Days 10-12: Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands:

Continue to explore the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands.



Days 13-14: Drake Passage / At Sea

Continue crossing the Drake Passage on your return to Ushuaia.



Days 15-16: Ushuaia / Disembark / Departure


M/S Expedition

Refurbished in 2009, this 345-foot, Finnish-Swedish Ice Class-rated expedition ship has lots of space for 132 passengers. A 360° Observation Deck and large common areas provide panoramic views of the sea and land around you. The ship boasts a fleet of 14 Zodiac boats. Complimentary Wellington boots provided for shore excursions.


Antarctica

In 1907, Shackleton led his crew into a place whose total ice-free area is estimated at little more than three tenths of a percentage. They came within one hundred miles of the South Pole and had to turn back for lack of supplies. Two hundred years later, slated from 2007 to 2009, an International Polar Year has been declared in order to allow researchers an opportunity to continue the tradition of discovering this wondrous land of ice and light.



Meals and Lodgings
   Hotel Ushuaia
  Ushuaia, Argentina 1 night
   M/S Expedition
  Aboard the M/S Expedition, At Sea 11 nights
   Ushuaia Green House
  Ushuaia, Argentina 1 night
 Hotel Ushuaia
Type: Hotel
  Ship Information: N/A
  Contact info: Lasserre 933
Tierra del Fuego
Ushuaia, NA 9410 Argentina
phone: +02901.423051
web: www.ushuaiahotel.com.ar/
  Room amenities: Private bathroom with shower, TV, safe in room
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes

 M/S Expedition
Type: Cruise Ship
  Description: The M/S Expedition provides an intimate small-ship cruising experience. Completely refurbished in 2009, she boasts spacious cabins, each featuring ocean-facing windows or portholes and private en-suite facilities. Large common areas and observation decks provide panoramic views of the distinctive landscapes of some of the world's most remote regions.
  Ship Information: Built: Helsingr Skibsvaerft, Denmark, 1972 Ice Class: Swedish/Finnish 1B Length: 105m (345ft) Breadth: 18.6m (61ft) Max Draft: 4.7m (15ft) Gross Tonnage: 6334 GRT Cruising Speed: 14.5 knots Stabilizers: Fins, Type Brown/AEG Max Group Size: 132 (Max Passenger Capacity: 140) Crew: 55
  Contact info: 19 Charlotte Street
Toronto, ON M5V 2H5 Canada
phone: 416-260-0999
  Facility amenities: 360° Observation Deck All cabins with private ensuite and outside views Raised Canada Goose Observation Deck Fleet of 14 zodiacs with four stroke engines Complimentary Wellington Boots for duration of your cruise Complimentary destination guides for every passenger Large headed mud room Lonely Planet Library Discovery Lounge Fine dining- international cuisine in one sitting Large aft-deck with barbeque facilities Polar Bear Club Gift Shop Medical Clinic Sauna Computer room with internet where available Gym Mobile phones for rent
  Smoking allowed: Yes

 Ushuaia Green House
Type: Hotel
  Description: Ushuaia Green House is located within the Villa Hotelera, a unique village style complex of hotels in Ushuaia, all within walking distance of one another. The village is situated five minutes from the airport and less than ten minutes to the city center.
  Ship Information: N/A
  Contact info: Avda. De Los Nires N2382
Tierra del Fuego Patagonia
Ushuaia, NA  Argentina
phone: +542901446197
web: www.ushuaiagreenhouse.com/
  Room amenities: All rooms with windows overlooking the Beagle Channel and the Andes.
  Facility amenities: Ushuaia Green House provides laundry services, in room safe, continental breakfast, internet, hair dryer, cable television and DVD.
  Smoking allowed: No


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
This program starts in the late afternoon at the program hotel in Ushuaia. You will be staying at Hotel Ushuaia that night.
  End of Program:
This program ends after breakfast at the hotel in Ushuaia on Day 15. You will be staying at Ushuaia Green House the night before.
  Required documents:
The Road Scholar Health & Safety Form is required. IMPORTANT: The Government of Argentina will now charge American, Canadian and Australian Citizens visiting Argentina a $160 USD per person Reciprocity Fee, which will be required upon arrival in Argentina. (The amount of this fee is subject to change.) It is advisable to pay this fee online prior to travel and the Direction National of Migration (DNM) has incorporated the following procedure to pay online: 1. Go to the following website: https://virtual.provinciapagos.com.ar/ArgentineTaxes/ 2. Mid-way down the screen you will see a box "Log in" and below that box you will see a button labeled "Sign Up". Click that button and you will be brought to a webpage that will ask you create a username and choose a password. 3. Complete the form with the corresponding personal and credit card information. The information provided by you and the income code is sent to the DNM online. 4. Print the payment receipt and bring it with you as you travel on your program as you will asked to present it on arrival before immigration procedure. You may also be asked to present the receipt when you check in for your flight in the USA. 5. If you have lost your receipt but paid on line, your record of payment can be retrieved as long as you have the same credit card with you that was used to pay the fee. In this case, you will not need to pay the fee again. IMPORTANT: There is a medical form required by the cruiseline attached at the back of this booklet. All participants travelling to Antarctica must complete this form. Please complete the form and send it back to your provider office (address included in form directions) at your earliest convenience. G Adventures reserves the right to cancel the orders of participants who have not completed this form. This medical form is different from your Road Scholar Participant Information Form. Both forms must be completed to participate in this program.
  Parking availability:
We do not recommend driving to the site.
Transportation (For Independent Travelers)
To Start of Program
  Location:  Ushuaia
  Nearest city or town:  Ushuaia
  Nearest airport:  Ushuaia International Airport
  Transportation to site: All participants who purchased their air travel through Road Scholar Travel Services, and are arriving on November 6, 2013, will be provided with a transfer from Ushuaia International Airport (USH) to the hotel at the start of the program. Taxis will be readily available at the airport for participants arriving independently. The cost of a taxi from the airport to the hotel is approximately $10 USD. Alternative, Road Scholar can arrange a private transfer at additional cost.
  From End of Program
  Location: Ushuaia
  Transportation from site: All participants who purchased their air travel through Road Scholar Travel Services, and are departing on November 19, 2013, will be provided with a transfer from the hotel to the airport. Alternatively, Road Scholar can arrange a private transfer at additional cost.
    (Additional transportation information same as above)
Equipment Requirements: Parkas are being provided by G Adventures to all passengers on this program. In order to receive your parka you must notify your program provider of your parka size. You may do so by calling 866-359-5966 or by emailing your size to programinfo@roadscholar.org If Road Scholar does not receive a parka size for you, you will not receive a parka on board the ship. To make sure you receive the perfect sized parka, please refer to the sizing sheet at the back of this packet. The deadline for submitting parka information is August 1, 2013. Waterproof boots are provided on board for Men's USA size 8-14 Women's USA size 3-9
The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


Daily Schedule

Day 1: Depart US for flights to Ushuaia
(Tuesday, November 5)
   
 Depart From: U.S.
 In Transit: In Flight

Day 2: Arrivals / Ushuaia
(Wednesday, November 6)
   
 Arrive To: Arrive in Ushuaia, Argentina- the southernmost city in the world. Sitting on the shores of the Beagle Channel, Ushuaia actually means "the bay facing westward", in the language of the original Yamna inhabitants. Once a penal colony (the presidio was disbanded in the 1940's) for political prisoners as well as hardened criminals, Ushuaia is now a major destination in Argentina, particularly for people interested in skiing, hiking, and those who plan to travel on to Antarctica.
 Dinner: Meet with a local guide for your welcome dinner in Ushuaia. Please note, your group leader will join you on board the ship.
   
Accommodations: Hotel Ushuaia
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 3: Ushuaia / Embark the MS Expedition
(Thursday, November 7)

Note: While it is our intention to adhere to the itinerary described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. On the first day on board, the Expedition Leader will give you an expedition overview.



   
 Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel
 Morning: Meet with your guide for a lecture or a walking tour of Ushuaia. Then enjoy some free time to discover Ushuaia.
 Lunch: Lunch on your own to experience the local flavors
 Afternoon: After lunch, transfer to the port to meet your group leader. Board the MS Expedition for 11 nights.
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship.
 Evening: Join your study leader for your program orientation after dinner. Then spend the remainder of the evening at leisure watching the sun set over the Beagle Channel.
   
Accommodations: M/S Expedition
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: At Sea - The Drake Passage
(Friday, November 8)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Begin your adventure with a 400 mile crossing of the passage that bears the name of the 16th-century English explorer Sir Francis Drake. The MS Expedition is at home in this part of the Southern Ocean, known for the unimpeded never ending fetch of the winds that encircle the Antarctic.
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: As we make the passage, you have time to become acquainted with the ship and frequent the common areas that include the lounge, dining hall, library and lecture hall where we meet our guides, ship's crew and expedition staff. We also begin the lecture and information sessions to learn the extraordinary human and natural history of the Antarctic region.
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: M/S Expedition
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: At Sea- Drake Passage
(Saturday, November 9)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Continue crossing the Drake Passage. Wandering Black-browed and Light-mantled Sooty Albatross, Prion's and Cap Petrals are among some of the species of seabirds that may join us on your journey as we cross into Antarctica. Cross the Antarctic Convergence, a meeting of cold polar water flowing north and warmer sub-antarctic water moving in the opposite direction. It is the largest biological barrier on earth and is marked by a change in temperature, salinity and nutrient levels. The north flowing Antarctic waters predominantly sink beneath southward moving sub-antarctic waters. While further south associated areas of mixing and upwelling creating an ocean very high in marine productivity. When you pass this zone, you will have entered the most nutrient rich waters on earth- the Southern Ocean.
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Days at sea will be filled with a fascinating and entertaining educational program presented by the expert expedition team. Lectures and presentations on the history, anthropology, flora and fauna of the region will be interspersed with seminars on painting, photography, and South African wine tastings. The Expedition has ample public space in the lounge and library, and you can always join new friends in the ship's popular pub. Alternatively, spend time relaxing on the ship's deck or scanning the horizon with binoculars and camera in search of seabirds and marine life. As always, high end dining experiences will be enjoyed in the ship's dining room.
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: M/S Expedition
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands
(Sunday, November 10)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship.
 Morning: Savor your chance to explore and step foot on the Great White Continent! Over the next 6 days, continue to navigate southwards making stops in the South Shetland Islands then through the Bransfield Strait and to the Antarctic Peninsula. The ship will attempt 2 excursions per day while you navigate through the are, though the itinerary and daily schedule will be based on the local weather and ice conditions.
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Continue exploring the Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands.
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: M/S Expedition
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands
(Monday, November 11)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Continue your exploration of the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands. All excursions are mixed with Road Scholars and other passengers.
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Antarctic expedition continues.
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: M/S Expedition
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands
(Tuesday, November 12)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Continue to explore the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands. Mingle with other passengers and Road Scholar participants as you embark on this expedition.
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: The Antarctic expedition goes on. Your expert guides will help identify unique geography, and wildlife in this frozen land.
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: M/S Expedition
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands
(Wednesday, November 13)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Join the staff and other passengers in a continuation of the Antarctic expedition.
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Antarctic expedition continues
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: M/S Expedition
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands
(Thursday, November 14)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Continue to explore the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands.
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Antarctic expedition continues
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: M/S Expedition
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands
(Friday, November 15)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: This is your last day in Antarctica before continuing on through the windy Drake Passage. Take advantage of your highly knowledeable and experienced staff members.
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Antarctic expedition continues.
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: M/S Expedition
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: At Sea - the Drake Passage
(Saturday, November 16)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Leave Antarctica behind and head north across the Drake Passage. In between bird watching and whale watching and enjoying some final lectures by expedition staff, this is a chance to relax and review the adventures of the past week before returning to Ushuaia. Remember, the best way to experience wildlife of the Drake Passage is to be on deck keeping a look out for Albatross, Prions and Whales.
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Continue sailing the Drake Passage. The educational programming on board will take place during days at sea. Your study leader will be among the speakers giving presentations to the whole ship.
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: M/S Expedition
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13: At Sea- the Drake Passage
(Sunday, November 17)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Continue crossing the Drake Passage on your return to Ushuaia.
 Lunch: Lunch on board the ship
 Afternoon: Use your time this afternoon to pack your belongings, and prepare for disembarkation the following morning.
 Dinner: Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: M/S Expedition
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14: Disembark ship/ Ushuaia
(Monday, November 18)
   
 Breakfast: On board the ship.
 Morning: Disembark the ship and transfer to Ushuaia to check in to the hotel.
 Lunch: At the hotel.
 Afternoon: Explore Ushuaia on your own.
 Dinner: At the hotel.
   
Accommodations: Ushuaia Green House
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 15: Flights to North America
(Tuesday, November 19)
   
 Breakfast: At the hotel.
 Morning: Enjoy free time to explore Ushuaia before your mid-morning transfer to the airport for international flights to North America.
   
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 16: Flights arrive in the US
(Wednesday, November 20)
   
 Morning: Flights arrive in the U.S. from Argentina.
Important information about your itinerary: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information featured on this website. Itineraries are based on our best information at this time. Circumstances beyond our control may require us to adjust itineraries or other details. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. Information will be sent to you from your Program Provider approximately three weeks prior to the program start date. The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Suggested Reading List


Antarctic Explorer Map


Author: Ocean Explorer


Description: A full color map of the Antarctic Peninsula, including Tierra del Fuego, the Falklands and South Georgia, at a scale of 1:2,750,000. With a map of the Antarctic continent on the reverse.



Antarctic Peninsula and Scotia Sea Map


Author: British Antarctic Survey


Description: One in series that also includes the South Shetlands (ANT300), the Gerlache (ANT228) and South Georgia (ANT221), this excellent map shows the cruise from Ushuaia on one side, with a detail of the Peninsula on the other.



Antarctic Wildlife


Author: James Lowen


Description: Produced by a shipboard naturalist, this handy identification guide focuses on the Beagle Channel, Drake and Peninsula regions.



Antarctica Cruising Guide


Author: Peter Carey, Craig Franklin


Description: This all in one parka-pocket guide includes concise introductory chapters on Antarctica along with detailed information on the most popular visitor sites but its real value is in the wildlife guide: a beautifully photographed roundup of the most common penguins, seabirds, seals and whales that you'll encounter.



Antarctica, A Call to Action


Author: Sebastian Copeland


Description: Copeland's collection of striking photographs includes a three-page list of sensible suggestions to protect the planet.



Antarctica, A Guide to the Wildlife


Author: Tony Soper, Dafila Scott (Illustrator)


Description: Designed for the field, this compact handbook features all the species of birds, seals and whales the traveler is likely to encounter on an Antarctic voyage, each with a few paragraphs, range map and masterful color paintings by the granddaughter of Captain Robert Scott.



Antarctica, Secrets of the Southern Continent


Author: David McGonigal


Description: Expedition leader McGonigal's strikingly illustrated Antarctic primer features 600 color photographs and excellent maps along with essays on history, exploration, wildlife, science and conservation by fellow Antarcticans.



Endurance, Shackleton's Incredible Voyage


Author: Alfred Lansing


Description: Lansing's gripping day-by-day story of Shackleton's legendary perseverance is essential reading for any Antarctic traveler; it captures all the fortitude, drama and cheer of this most famous Antarctic expedition.



Fraser's Penguins


Author: Fen Montaigne


Description: Montaigne turns a summer working alongside ecologist and penguin biologist Bill Fraser at Palmer Station (we know many of you have visited!) into a captivating tale of hard work, camaraderie and penguins, deftly capturing the allure and grandeur of the Antarctic Peninsula.



Hoosh: Roast Penguin, Scurvy Day, and Other Stories of Antarctic Cuisine


Author: Jason C. Anthony


Description: Posted to the Transantarctic and other remote field camps over eight Antarctic summers, Jason Anthony understands that cold, isolated explorers dream of food. From the celebrated Hoosh of early days (a porridge of fat, melted snow and dried meat) to the cafeteria fare at McMurdo, Anthony traces the history of Antarctica through it stomach.Suprisingly appetizing, the book opens with Anthony's great good fortune of discovering an expert baker at McMurdo, who slipped 12 delicious loves of crusty olive bread into his rations for a three-month stint at a field camp. Yum! With a nod to Roland Huntford, David Walton, Charles Swithinbank, Paul Dalrymple and many other legendary Antarcticans, the book is as well-researched as it is a delight to read.



In Search of the South Pole


Author: Herbert Kari, Huw Lewis-jones


Description: Kari Herbert (daughter of polar explorer Sir Wally) and husband Huw Lewis-Jones collared an international who's who of explorers, historians, scientists and polar experts for this irresistible portrait of place. It's a scrapbook of Antarctic exploration, featuring excerpts from the logbooks, journals and books, a timeline, color reproductions of period posters and other arcana. With 150 photographs, this new book is an essential reference for all Antarcticans.



Life in the Freezer


Author: David Attenborough


Description: This informative, stirring BBC documentary with David Attenborough, set largely along the Antarctic Peninsula, features amazing footage of the marine environment, penguins, birds and people of the Antarctic.



Lonely Planet Antarctica


Author: Lonely Planet


Description: Alexis Averbuck, author of the new edition of this compact, surprisingly handy guide, expands coverage of Ushuaia, the Falklands and South Georgia. With a wildlife guide and contributions from 26 Antarctic experts on the history, geology, wildlife and future of Antarctica.



Lost Antarctica, Adventures in a Disappearing Land


Author: James Mcclintock


Description: A marine biologist who first traveled to the Kerguelen 30 years ago, James McClintock offers an intimate tour of the continent and his many voyages south, covering his field seasons at Palmer and McMurdo, his work on marine invertebrates and looming environmental challenges with equal, feet-on-the-ground aplomb. McClintock leads an annual expedition cruise to the Antarctic on climate change (some of you may havea traveled with him).



Penguin


Author: Frans Lanting


Description: For this gorgeous collection of 114 color photographs, Lanting loitered among the Magellanics, rockhoppers and gentoos of the Falklands, spent time with the king penguins of South Georgia and, famously, camped on the sea ice to follow the life cycle of the emperors and their young.



Penguins of the World


Author: Wayne Lynch


Description: Lynch weaves delightful tales of penguins, their habitats and habits, with hundreds of glorious full-color photographs.



The Crystal Desert


Author: David Campbell


Description: A biologist with the heart of a poet, Campbell focuses on fossils, glaciers, history and wildlife of the Antarctic Peninsula in these vivid essays.



The Oceanites Site Guide to the Antarctic Peninsula


Author: Ron Naveen


Description: With descriptions, full-page maps and stunning aerial photographs of visitor sites.



The Storied Ice


Author: Joan Boothe


Description: A frequent visitor to the Antarctic over the past decade, Joan Boothe recounts the thrilling adventures of whalers, sealers, explorers and scientists along the Antarctic Peninsula. With abundant quotes, 100 illustrations, 30 maps and a chronology.





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