Antarctic Waters

Hope Bay & Esperanza Station

Day 12: Tuesday, January 15, 2002

4:08 PM

We near Hope Bay at 4:10 PM

4:12 PM

Hope Bay 4:28 PM

Esperanza Station 4:30 PM

This is an Argentine research station. The area is rich in wild life. Penguin rookeries are scattered along the shoreline of Hope Bay. Below:

5:09 PM

A couple of the workers come out to see what's going on. They stand on a clear gray patch of rock in front of the red building. Seeing our big ship in this bay is an unique occurrence.

Photo by Dan & Barbara O'Brien

The colors in the O'Brien photo is much closer to those we saw that day.

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