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The Weddell Sea

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The Weddell Sea is still one of the most remote and unknown seas in the world. Named after a Scottish navigator, this is from were icebergs are originated, later appearing in northern waters.

The icebreaker needs to start ramming against the packed ice sometimes and satellite navigation is critical to avoid the toughest areas.

Here one can also see the famous Weddell seals, sometimes laying down in ice platforms all around, sometimes hunting for penguins. They have an amazing adaptation and can dive up to 600 meters for long times. [more ]

near Antarctica - a magic suspended rock

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When on my way to Antarctica, going across the South Atlantic, I was just in... [more ]

From Gondwana to Antarctica

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After crossing the Weddell Sea the sonar final starts showing the increase in... [more ]

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