Sun halo at Fleming Glacier. Lat. 69°29' S - Lon. 66°09' W - Elev. 975 m a.s.l, Península Antártica.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Landing on ice. The Twin Otter from the Chilean Air Force makes a hard "touch and go" at Fleming glacier in the Antarctic Peninsula. It took almost ten tries before the plane could finnally land on the hard icy surface of the glacier. Thanks to the pilots and crew members!

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Panoramic views of Marguerite Bay at Rothera Point in a sunny day of November 2009.This beautiful bay was discovered in 1909 by the French Antarctic Expedition under Dr.Jean-Baptiste Charcot, who named the bay for his wife.