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Antarctica in Pictures: Photos from 2018

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Until you join us in Antarctica yourself, enjoy these recent photos from the past year.
Antarctica in Pictures: Photos from 2018

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Antarctica pictures from 2018

Pictures are a poor substitute for any experience, and that's especially true for experiences that take place in Antarctica.

Nonetheless, as another year narrows to a close, we invite you to join us in celebrating Antarctica's photographic majesty by perusing this hand-picked selection of polar pictures taken during our 2018 Antarctica trips.

Until the day you join us on one of those trips yourself, that is.

1. The seabirds of the Drake Passage

2. Wilhelmina Bay whale spouts

3. Antarctic kayaking at Waterboat Point

4. A posing chinstrap penguin at Whalers Bay

5. Taking a scenic stop at Skontorp Cove

6. Jougla Point glacier-side hikes

7. A humpback whale at Orne Harbor

8. Cruising the Antarctic ice pack of Crystal Sound

9. The life of a lounging leopard seal

10. Curious gentoo penguins at Cuverville Island

11. Leaping Lemaire Channel crabeater seals

12. A cackling crabeater seal

13. Snowshoeing at Antarctica's Brown Station

14. An argument between elephant seals

15. Overworked gentoo chicks

16. Spelling out Antarctica - any way possible

17. Ortelius in the fog of Maxwell Bay

18. Marveling at a minke whale

19. A gliding black-browed albatross

20. Special vows in a special place

21. Camping under the skies of Antarctica

22. A wandering albatross over Antarctic waves

23. Antarctica-style shoreline strolls

24. Deception Island deep dive

25. The emperor penguins of Snow Hill Island

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