Steven Dutch, Professor Emeritus, Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
|Left: Our ride home, the Lindblad Explorer, was a bit more
posh than the Hero. Getting a ride involved some radio phone
calls back to Lamont plus a bit of you-scratch-our-backs-we-scratch
yours attitude between the cruise ships and the bases.
Below: As we headed out, the sun dipped below a wide cloud deck and lit up Anvers Island with pink.
|Anvers Island at dusk. The high peak is about 100 kilometers north of Palmer Station and 3000 meters high.|
|Back so soon? One of the tourists left some expensive camera gear at the station and we had to go back and get it.|
|The long Antarctic summer twilight allowed us good views of the Neumeyer Channel.|
|An Argentine cruise ship, headed south|
|The colors don't show up very well, but this cliff has a huge green stain from copper. Sooner or later, somebody is going to want to mine in the Antarctic.|
Created 18 February 2000, Last Update