January 29-30: Gibbs Island to Palmer Station

Steven Dutch, Professor Emeritus, Natural and Applied Sciences, Universityof Wisconsin - Green Bay

The Hero comes to pick us up.

Below: Aspland, Eadie and O'Brien Islands. Once we got out of the orographic cap hanging over Gibbs Island, skies were clear.

Left: Big tabular iceberg.

Below: Entering Bransfield Strait.

Left and below: The Antarctic Peninsula from Bransfield Strait.

If you pass through here you leave a bit of your soul behind.

Above: Three killer whales revealed by their dorsal fins. Below: Killer whales spouting.

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