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What Makes Up Antarctica?

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The seventh and southernmost continent was the last to be discovered and remains a source of fascination and inspiration to all who encounter it.

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South Orkney & South Shetland Islands: Vibrant Scenery, Stunning Wildlife

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They may be remote, but there’s plenty to see on the Antarctic archipelagos of South Orkney and South Shetland Islands.

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Meet the Southern Elephant Seal: Impressive Antarctic Giants

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How Antarctic expeditions assist in Albatross conservation

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Spotlight on Deception Island: Ghosts of Adventurers Past

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Just off the northwest Antarctic Peninsula in the South Shetland Islands lies Deception Island, once a bustling sealing and whaling station. One of the safest harbours in Antarctica, it's been a place of science and military interests from Britain, Chile, and Argentina, but was deserted when volcanic activity destroyed British Base B in 1969.

Today, Deception Island is a popular Antarctic tourism destination and a scientific outpost for summer research teams from Spain and Argentina. With a history rich in destruction and conflict, the horseshoe-shaped land mass can leave visitors with more than a touch of nostalgia and even the uneasy feeling that the island is true to its name – that everything here is not as it seems.

 

Deception Island Just Might Be a Paranormal Hotspot

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Confessions of a Polar Expedition Team Member

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Have you ever wondered what life is like aboard a Quark Expeditions ship and during polar excursions, beyond what you see and read online and in the travel brochures?

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10 Antarctica Must-Haves – Don't Leave Home Without Them

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 Visiting Antarctica is often described as a surreal, life-changing experience – one that might leave you feeling you've stepped off this planet and onto another one. Even as you're having this other-worldly experience, it's good to have a few of the comforts of this world along.

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Antarctic Colossal Squid Fascinates in Museum and Online

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See Antarctica at its Most Pristine and Untouched

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Low-Light Photography Tips for Epic Northern Lights & Starscape Pics in Polar Regions

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Photo courtesy of Dr. Sam Crimmin, Quark Expeditions Doctor

Imagine vast expanses of sky, free from air and light pollution, with even low magnitude stars are visible to the naked eye and a dizzying array of lights dance overhead. The polar regions are home to some of the most fantastic and original photography opportunities on the planet. However, conditions can make these areas among the most challenging for photographers, as well.

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