Antarctic Waters

Lemaire Channel

65º6'S 63º65'W
Day 13: Wednesday, January 16, 2002

Some rocks become barren in the summer.

In the winter, this ridge would be covered with snow and ice.
And the water would be frozen several feet deep. And that ice covered with snow.

Blue Ice — Sometimes It's Brash

Check out this Web site to learn why the ice is blue.

Submerged base of bergy bit shows through dark water.

Ice Cave & Seal on Ice Floe

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Page last updated February 26, 2002.