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Snapshots

  1. Santa?

    Snapshot Title: Santa?
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Celebrating the Success of Our North Pole Expedition
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Well, we are at the North Pole.



  2. Melt Pool

    Snapshot Title: Melt Pool
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Celebrating the Success of Our North Pole Expedition
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    The temperature was right at the freezing point. Look for other melt pools of different sizes.



  3. The Bridge

    Snapshot Title: The Bridge
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Celebrating the Success of Our North Pole Expedition
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    There is a very good view of the ice from the bridge deck.



  4. The Anchor

    Snapshot Title: The Anchor
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Celebrating the Success of Our North Pole Expedition
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    And the "tow rope"



  5. Life boat

    Snapshot Title: Life boat
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Celebrating the Success of Our North Pole Expedition
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    We won't be using one today!



  6. Padding

    Snapshot Title: Padding
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Celebrating the Success of Our North Pole Expedition
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    The 50 Years of Victory is a working icebreaker that services ports and cities of northern Russia. The ice gets really thick in winter. This padding on the stern allows safer towing of another ship th...



  7. Solar Filter

    Snapshot Title: Solar Filter
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Celebrating the Success of Our North Pole Expedition
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    This being an eclipse expedition, there were a lot of telescopes and solar filters aboard. The filter on the end of the scope that faces the sun prevents damage to the camera and the photographer's ey...



  8. Sankt Petersburg

    Snapshot Title: Sankt Petersburg
    Taken by: GigaPanBot

    Image: Celebrating the Success of Our North Pole Expedition
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Long time ago since I learned a few words in Russian language...



  9. Our Ship's name

    Snapshot Title: Our Ship's name
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Celebrating the Success of Our North Pole Expedition
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    English translation: 50 Years of Victory



  10. Polar Bear

    Snapshot Title: Polar Bear
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Celebrating the Success of Our North Pole Expedition
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    What better symbol for the Murmansk Shipping Company?