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Shackleton's Island : South Georgia


This month, a slight departure.  Rather than a single image, I am posting several from my recent expedition to the island of South Georgia.  Located in the Atlantic sub-Antarctic, South Georgia is a magical place, with spectacular mountain scenery, compelling history, and one of the greatest collections of wildlife I have ever seen.

I spent several weeks there in December, thanks to the South Georgia Heritage Trust, the British Antarctic Survey, and the Royal Navy, on whose ship, the HMS ENDURANCE, I was fortunate enough to travel.  The purpose of the trip was to gather photographs for a new book in my Wild Isles series.  These images are a preview.


              Albatross on nest     

              Wandering Albatross on nest, Bird island



Displaying Birds

Wandering Albatross Displaying




Clearing Summer Storm




Antarctic Prion in Rough Seas




Mount Sugartop   2323 meters



Penguin Colony

Macaroni Penguins on "Big Mac" colony, Bird Island




Reusch Glacier and Mt. Roots, Aerial



For more information on South Georgia, and the important work of the South Georgia Heritage Trust, click here. 




Camera :  Nikon D2X Digital, Natural Light


Life, Color, Drama, Reality .... No Digital Manipulation


Review a previous Picture of the Month:

New Generation, 11/2005

Childhood, 9/2005

Penguins, 8/2005

Sea Palms, 7/2005

Aster Flower, 6/2005

Siskiyou Mountains, 5/2005

Humpback Whales, 4/2005

Christo GATES , 3/2005

Eucalyptus Leaves, 2/2005

Alaskan Aurora, 1/2005

Nesting Turtle, 12/2004

Autumn Berries, 10/2004

Costa Rica, 3/2004

Aurora Borealis, 10/2003

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