Antarctica - Photo Plisson

Antarctica

ANTARCTIC

Land of fascination, this frozen immensity has long remained unknown, until it is approached for the first time in 1820 by a Russian expedition. Antarctica has spectacular mountain landscapes, the largest icebergs to be and millions of animals living in large colonies.

The Deception Island in the north of the Antarctic Peninsula has long been the basis for factory ships of Norwegian and Chilean whaling. It is home to several colonies of chinstrap penguins, penguin "Adele" and penguins "emperor. " The latter being the only penguin whose presence is limited to the Antarctic continent and its ice.

Port Lockroy, on the west coast of the peninsula, is an ancient place of whaling, and served as a rear base and working for the whalers, as its geographical location and configuration of protected vessels from north-winds is. The land, cleared of any ice and the presence of a colony of gentoo penguins were also used as food reserve. Today, Port Lockroy is a historic site open to the public where you can find a museum, a post office, a souvenir shop. During the austral summer, a team of three to four people who aims to welcome tourists and observe the colony of gentoo penguins keeps it.

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AA18778 Antarctica.
Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA18778

Antarctica.

AA18778

01/25/2008
5624 x 3736 px
3 Mo
RGB Truecolor
AA18782 Antarctica.
Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA18782

Antarctica.

AA18782

01/25/2008
5598 x 3718 px
4 Mo
RGB Truecolor
AA18845 Brown Bluff in Antarctica.
Brown Bluff in Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA18845

Brown Bluff in Antarctica.

AA18845

01/24/2008
5358 x 3558 px
4 Mo
RGB Truecolor
AA18899 Antarctica.
Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA18899

Antarctica.

AA18899

01/24/2008
5624 x 3736 px
3 Mo
RGB Truecolor
AA18909 Antarctica.
Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA18909

Antarctica.

AA18909

01/24/2008
5064 x 3374 px
3 Mo
RGB Truecolor
AA18910 Antarctica.
Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA18910

Antarctica.

AA18910

01/24/2008
5624 x 3736 px
3 Mo
RGB Truecolor
AA18914 Antarctica.
Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA18914

Antarctica.

AA18914

01/24/2008
5558 x 3692 px
2 Mo
RGB Truecolor
AA18915 Antarctica.
Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA18915

Antarctica.

AA18915

01/24/2008
5582 x 3708 px
3 Mo
RGB Truecolor
AA18917 Antarctica.
Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA18917

Antarctica.

AA18917

01/24/2008
5621 x 1985 px
1 Mo
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AA18918 Antarctica.
Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA18918

Antarctica.

AA18918

01/24/2008
5614 x 1984 px
2 Mo
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AA18916 Antarctica.
Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA18916

Antarctica.

AA18916

01/24/2008
5582 x 3708 px
3 Mo
RGB Truecolor
AA18922 Antarctica.
Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA18922

Antarctica.

AA18922

01/24/2008
5621 x 1984 px
2 Mo
RGB Truecolor
AA20278 Wreck on Deception Island in Antarctica.
Wreck on Deception Island in Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA20278

Wreck on Deception Island in Antarctica.

AA20278

01/01/1900
4787 x 4763 px
4 Mo
RGB Truecolor
AA20280 Wreck on Deception Island in Antarctica.
Wreck on Deception Island in Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA20280

Wreck on Deception Island in Antarctica.

AA20280

01/01/1900
4724 x 4727 px
5 Mo
RGB Truecolor
AA20281 Wreck on Deception Island in Antarctica.
Wreck on Deception Island in Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA20281

Wreck on Deception Island in Antarctica.

AA20281

01/01/1900
4693 x 4693 px
4 Mo
RGB Truecolor
AA21911 Port Lockroy in Antarctica.
Port Lockroy in Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA21911

Port Lockroy in Antarctica.

AA21911

01/01/1900
4807 x 4807 px
4 Mo
RGB Truecolor
AA21912 Port Lockroy in Antarctica.
Port Lockroy in Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA21912

Port Lockroy in Antarctica.

AA21912

01/01/1900
4807 x 4807 px
4 Mo
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AA21913 Port Lockroy in Antarctica.
Port Lockroy in Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA21913

Port Lockroy in Antarctica.

AA21913

01/01/1900
4807 x 4807 px
5 Mo
RGB Truecolor
AA18689 Adelie penguins in Antarctica.
Adelie penguins in Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA18689

Adelie penguins in Antarctica.

AA18689

01/23/2008
4223 x 2813 px
1013 Ko
RGB Truecolor
AA18690 Adelie penguins in Antarctica.
Adelie penguins in Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA18690

Adelie penguins in Antarctica.

AA18690

01/23/2008
5258 x 3504 px
1 Mo
RGB Truecolor
AA18702 Deception island in Antarctica.
Deception island in Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA18702

Deception island in Antarctica.

AA18702

01/25/2008
5624 x 3736 px
4 Mo
RGB Truecolor
AA18713 Deception island in Antarctica.
Deception island in Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA18713

Deception island in Antarctica.

AA18713

01/25/2008
5624 x 3736 px
4 Mo
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AA20412 Whale tail.
Whale tail. Philip Plisson AA20412

Whale tail.

AA20412

01/01/1900
3846 x 3846 px
3 Mo
RGB Truecolor
AA20413 Whale tail.
Whale tail. Philip Plisson AA20413

Whale tail.

AA20413

01/01/1900
3846 x 3846 px
3 Mo
RGB Truecolor
AA20414 Whale tail.
Whale tail. Philip Plisson AA20414

Whale tail.

AA20414

01/01/1900
3846 x 3846 px
3 Mo
RGB Truecolor
AA18651 Papou penguins.
Papou penguins. Philip Plisson AA18651

Papou penguins.

AA18651

01/22/2008
3000 x 1501 px
688 Ko
RGB Truecolor
AA18729 Deception island in Antarctica.
Deception island in Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA18729

Deception island in Antarctica.

AA18729

01/25/2008
5624 x 3736 px
5 Mo
RGB Truecolor
AA18744 Antarctica.
Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA18744

Antarctica.

AA18744

01/25/2008
5624 x 3736 px
3 Mo
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AA18746 Antarctica.
Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA18746

Antarctica.

AA18746

01/25/2008
5624 x 3736 px
2 Mo
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AA18756 Antarctica.
Antarctica. Philip Plisson AA18756

Antarctica.

AA18756

01/25/2008
5624 x 3736 px
2 Mo
RGB Truecolor