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Date: 30 Jan 2012 14:10:45
Title: Antarctic Photos 4 – Enterprise Island & Cuverville

Antarctic Photos 4 – Enterprise Island & Cuverville

 

Enterprise Island was our first stop on the peninsula after the 100 mile crossing of the Bransfield Strait from the South Shetland Islands. In the bay of Enterprise is the rusting remains of an old whaling supply ship the Gobernador, against which we tied up. Also there was Happy Taurus II, a superyacht on which a friend of Ewan, Hamish Laird was the Ice Pilot.

 

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Mina2 alongside the Gobernador

 

 

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A view from the masthead

 

 

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Ewan and Venetia return in the kayak

 

 

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Richard stops for a rest

 

 

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Ewan dies of cold swimming in the icy water in an abandonment suit

 

Our next anchorage was off Cuverville Island that has the largest rookery of Gentoo penguins on the peninsula

 

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Mina2 tied in and being threatened by ice.

 

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Peter shoving some of it out of the way with the dinghy

 

 

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Venetia with the penguins


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