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Snapshots

  1. twins

    Snapshot Title: twins
    Taken by: Pex Petrov

    Image: Gold Harbour South Georgia
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    cute.



  2. Gentoo among Giants

    Snapshot Title: Gentoo among Giants
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Gold Harbour South Georgia
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    These elephant seals seem to be sleeping soundly and for the penguin's sake, I hope no one decides to roll over



  3. Not Birds of a Feather

    Snapshot Title: Not Birds of a Feather
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Gold Harbour South Georgia
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    The Gentoo Penguin on the left and the King Penguins on the right shared the beaches of South Georgia in apparent harmony.



  4. Tussock Grass

    Snapshot Title: Tussock Grass
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Gold Harbour South Georgia
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Parodiochloa flabellata. We found these very green, very dense clumps of grass wherever we landed on South Georgia. It was not uncommon to see fur seals and their pups among the tussocks. Less commonl...



  5. Fur Seal

    Snapshot Title: Fur Seal
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Gold Harbour South Georgia
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    This is a fur seal at the water's edge.



  6. Elephant Seals

    Snapshot Title: Elephant Seals
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Gold Harbour South Georgia
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    These big guys are lounging on the beach, ignoring the King Penguins that waddled among them. They are in various stages of replacing last year's worn-out coats with fresh thick water-resistant fur fo...



  7. Iceberg

    Snapshot Title: Iceberg
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Gold Harbour South Georgia
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    A large pinnacle iceberg.



  8. Vertebrae

    Snapshot Title: Vertebrae
    Taken by: Bruce Perry

    Image: Gold Harbour South Georgia
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    possibly of whale?



  9. MV Professor Multanovskiy

    Snapshot Title: MV Professor Multanovskiy
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Gold Harbour South Georgia
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Our ship was built as a scientific research vessel in Finland in 1982. It is named after Professor Boris Multanovskiy, a Russian scholar, physician and meteorologist. Among his many scientific and aca...