Author: diana

Antarctica Journal – Day Five

Antarctica Journal – Day Five

January 2, 2011 Noon location at anchor, Almirante Brown station Position 64° 53.5′ S, 062° 52.1′ W Air temperature 6º C/43° F Sea state flat calm Wind Speed/direction light air 6:00 am – Ship...




Antarctica Journal – Day Four

Antarctica Journal – Day Four

January 1, 2011 Noon location en route from Aitcho Position 62° 27.4′ S, 059° 37.8′ W Air temperature 7º C/45° F Wind Speed/direction Force 3, southeasterly An overcast day.  Low ceiling.  Flat light.  A...




Antarctica Journal – Day Three

Antarctica Journal – Day Three

December 31, 2010 Noon location southern Drake Passage Position 61° 26′ S, 060° 11′ W Sea Air temperature 4º C/39° F Wind Speed/direction Force 5, west-southwesterly It’s nearly impossible to sleep while passing through...




Antarctica Journal – Day Two

Antarctica Journal – Day Two

Thursday, 30th December At Sea – Drake Passage Position at 8am 90 nautical miles southeast of Cape Horn Position at Noon 57° 18.1´ S, 064º 07.7´ W Wind speed/direction Force 4, westerly ‘I now...