Antarctic Images by Anthony Powell Antarctica photos videos and timelapse : Photo Keywords : anthony  : Ice pressure ridges in front of Scott Base in early summer at 1am in the morning when the sun is no longer setting
Digging out one of the trucks after a storm, and that's not soft snow, it is solid enough to walk on and barely leave a footprint.
Dead Weddel Seal. The seal has wandered inland and died. The cold has freeze-dried it, and the winds have stripped away some of the flesh exposing the skull.
Scott Base road sign in stormy weather.
Inscription on the wall "Losses to date" from 1916 under one of the bunks at the Cape Evans historic hut. These were Shackelton's "Forgotten Men" who were waiting for him to cross Antarctica, not knowing his ship had been crushed in the ice on the other side of the continent, hence the last name being an abbreviated Shackelton with a question mark after it.
Frozen dunny at the "A-Frame" building out on the Ross Ice Shelf, where people like to get away for the weekend.
Iced up after a brief walk on a fine winter afternoon
Close up of an Adelie Penguin, showing the blue tips on their black feathers.
Close up detail of an Adelie Penguin. The black feathers on an adelie actually have blue tips on them, as can be seen in the detail here.
Emperor Penguins huddling together against the cold wind
Emperor Penguins waiting for a Weddel Seal to vacate their hole in the ice so they can go fishing again
Weddel Seal at Cape Bird
Weddel Seal sunning itself in the late summer sun.
Skua taking a bird bath
Antarctic Skua
Young Adelie Penguins at Cape Bird in late January. These chicks are nearly fully grown, and will head out to sea in a few weeks if they survive.
Digging out one of the trucks after a storm, and that's not soft snow, it is solid enough to walk on and barely leave a footprint.

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Digging out one of the trucks after a storm, and that's not soft snow, it is solid enough to walk on and barely leave a footprint.
Digging out one of the trucks after a storm, and that's not soft snow, it is solid enough to walk on and barely leave a footprint.

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