It’s still hot and humid in the north-east of the US.
I thought that a little time spent in Antarctica would be nice. Of course, I sit here looking a pretty pictures and don’t have to be cold or tired.
Let’s start with the maps.
Usually, the idea of Antarctica looks like this.
Or snow-covered mountains, this is an aerial view.
Webb and Adelaide Islands
Adelaide Island, Wormald Ice Piedmont
A Weddell Seal under the ice.
Orca Whale and I’m not sure what kind of Penguin.
Gentoo Penguins on Jacobs Island
Emperor Penguins at Crozier
An Adelie Penguin leaping into the water.
This last picture is of Mt Erebus, one of the largest active volcanoes in the world. In the foreground is Castle Rock. It is by Steve Rupp, National Science Foundation.