|Elephant Island, named either for the continual presence of Elephant Seals or for its outline shape of an Elephants head.; made famous by its association with Shackleton's daring rescue.|
This blog is a Photographic Record of this incredible journey; the images are roughly in chronological order.
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Our total bird count was well over one hundred. Sea watching produced 4 Albatross species, 10 Petrels, 4 Shearwaters and 12 others. We managed five penguin species missing out on Emperor( as expected) and Adelie.
Our key sightings of non-bird life were Killer Whales, Leopard Seals and three other whale species.
The distance travelled was 4466 Nautical Miles.