All Blog Posts Tagged 'Antarctica' (4)

Firsthand Photos of Antarctic Researchers Stuck in Ice

Passengers aboard a Russian research vessel (the M.V. Akademik Shokalskiy) were unexpectedly barricaded by ice off the east coast of Antarctica a couple of weeks ago. Their story became international news. Despite being in the middle of nowhere, many of them continued to have contact with the rest of the world via social media. Additionally, throughout the ordeal,…

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Added by Pinar on January 14, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

100-Year-Old Negatives Discovered in Block of Ice in Antarctica

For the past 100 years, a box of never-before-seen negatives has been preserved in a block of ice in Antarctica. Recently, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust came across the 22 exposed, but unprocessed, cellulose nitrate negatives during an attempt to restore an old exploration hut.

The negatives are believed to be from…

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Added by katie hosmer on December 30, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

An Iceberg in Antarctica Looks Like a Grumpy Old Man



The world is filled with anomalies and pareidolia (i.e. inexplicable phenomenons) but how would you react if you were sailing along Antarctica and came across an iceberg that looked like a grumpy old man? Redditor strummingmusic came face-to-face with this unusual situation and had to photograph the…

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Added by Pinar on September 13, 2013 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Hi-Def Pics - Magnificent Antarctica

Antarctica is a place that we've all heard of and are curious about. November marks the end of spring and the beginning of austral summer. The Sun just rose for the first time in 6 months on September 22nd, and is now visible in the sky all the time. Even though most of us will probably never go there, we can all enjoy Antarctica through these beautiful… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 10, 2008 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

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