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Scientists on a trek across the ice and snow give scale to an Antarctic landscape.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1999 austral summer
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Scientists on a trek across the ice and snow give scale to an Antarctic landscape.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1999 austral summer
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Antarctic scientist starting work for the day at the Cape Shirreff bird blind.
Antarctica, Livingston Island 1999 austral summer
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An Antarctic fur seal giving birth, or 'pupping" at Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island. A female fur seal is pregnant for about a year, then gives birth to a single pup. About a week after birth she becomes sexually receptive and mates, and the reproductive cycle begins anew.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1999 austral summer
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A fur seal mother cleaning her newborn pup.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1999 austral summer
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A female Antarctic fur seal and her newborn pup, only minutes old.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1999 austral summer
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A seal researcher doing double duty shoveling snow at an AMLR field station.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1999 austral summer
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A seal researcher opening camp for the season at Cape Shirreff.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1999 austral summer
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A southern elephant seal bull, at home among the icebergs.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1999 austral summer
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A seal biologist analyzing seal scats (feces), which provide clues about the animals' diet.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1999 austral summer
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Scientists capture crabeater seals on an ice floe in Lalamon Fjord.
Antarctica, Antarctic Peninsula, Lalamon Fjord 2007
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The Cape Shirreff field station, Livingston Islnad, showing the solar panel (right) that the scientists use to power their camps.
1999 austral summer
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Close up of an Antarctic fur seal, basking in the sun.
1999 austral summer
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A group of gentoo penguins gather along an icy shoreline.
1999 austral summer
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An AMLR scientist treks along a glacier in the morning silence, with only a penguin for company.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1999 austral summer
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A female elephant seal snoozes on a warm piece of ship debris.
Antarctica, Palmer Peninsula, Northern area 1999 austral summer
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A large iceberg with an ice cave in Lalamon Fjord
Antarctica, Antarctic Peninsula, Lalamon Fjord 2007
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Mountain ridges on the Antarctic Peninsula in the winter.
Antarctica, Antarctic Peninsula, Lalamon Fjord 2007
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A tabular iceberg, fractured and sculpted by wind and ice.
Southern Ocean 1999 austral summer
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Close up of a freshly molted gentoo penguin.
Antarctica, Palmer Peninsula, Northern area 1999 austral summer
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AMLR scientists monitor many breeding sites around Livingston Island, some of which are far away from the Cape Shirreff field station. During early summer, before the snow has melted, scientists will ski from site to site.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1999 austral summer
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A gentoo penguin performing a courtship display.
1999 austral summer
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A gentoo penguin warming its egg.
1999 austral summer
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Elephant seal bulls sparring.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991 austral summer
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A southern right whale in the Southern Ocean.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991 austral summer
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Female elephant seals at a chinstrap penguin colony.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991 austral summer
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Southern elephant seals sparring at Seal Island, with chinstrap penguins looking on.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991 austral summer
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an AMLR scientist traverses the stark but beautiful Antarctic landscape toward a pinniped monitoring site.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1992 austral summer
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The Seal Island field camp in 1992.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992 austral summer
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Two researchers on a Zodiac, near Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992 austral summer
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A resting Weddell seal.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992 austral summer
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A molting elephant seal on the front porch of the field camp at Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992 austral summer
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A southern giant petrel rests after scavenging on carrion.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992 austral summer
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A group of chinstrap penguins on pack ice.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991 austral summer
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A small iceberg at Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992 austral summer
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Penguins and seals sharing beachfront real estate.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992 austral summer
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An elephant seal on the front porch of an AMLR field camp.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992 austral summer
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Chinstrap penguins copulating at a rookery.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992 austral summer
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An AMLR scientist walks along the crest of a snow-covered mountainsilhouetted by a dramatic vista of clouds.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1991 austral summer
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Antarctic fur seals and chinstrap penguins congregate at a rocky inlet on Seal Island. These volcanic rock formations form a protected inlet where penguins and seals can raise their young.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991 austral summer
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Relaxing at the Seal Island field camp with a female southern elephant seal.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991 austral summer
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Scientists were building their camp at the Seal Island field station when this photo was taken in 1991. The buildings in the photo are the outhouse and the unfinished food storage building.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991 austral summer
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Snow clouds over Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991 austral summer
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Traversing a glacier requires special equipment.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1991 austral summer
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A biologist inspects a chinstrap penguin rookery.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991 austral summer
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Repairing weather monitoring equipment at a field station.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991 austral summer
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Scientists hiking across a glacier.
Antarctica, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island 1991 austral summer
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A penguin colony overlooking the AMLR field station at Seal Island.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991 austral summer
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Construction at the Seal Island field camp.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1991 austral summer
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A fur seal pup after swimming.
Antarctica, Seal Island 1992 austral summer

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