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Image of the day

Iceberg bits close to Rothera Point on Adelaide Island.  Bergy bits are large pieces of floating glacier ice extending between 1-5 metres above the sea surface, with an area between 100-300 sq m.
This image is associated with the 2005-2010 BAS science programme: ACES - Antarctic Climate and the Earth System.

Iceberg bits close to Rothera Point on Adelaide Island. Bergy bits are large pieces of floating glacier ice extending between 1-5 metres above the sea surface, with an area between 100-300 sq m. This image is associated with the 2005-2010 BAS science programme: ACES - Antarctic Climate and the Earth System.

Penguin of the day

Chinstrap penguins (Pygoscelis antarctica) and chicks on Candlemas Island, South Sandwich Islands, Lucifer Hill Volcano in background.

Chinstrap penguins (Pygoscelis antarctica) and chicks on Candlemas Island, South Sandwich Islands, Lucifer Hill Volcano in background.

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