Tourists viewing the sculpted ice.
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Tourist wares warm hat and googles as protection from the extreme conditions.
Exploring a crevasse on Adelaide Island, Antarctic Peninsula.
Abseiling inside a crevasse near Halley Research Station.
Disposal of waste by simply dumping it at the shoreline such as here at the Bellingshausen Station base on King George Island is no longer permitted by the Protocol on Environmental Protection.
Map of Antarctica showing the seven countries that have territorial claims on the continent.
Footsteps in the snow near Rothera Research Station.
Waterboat Point is connected by land to the Antarctic Peninsula only at low tide. Promised a continental landing, some of these tourists were confused by the water separating them from the Antarctic Peninsula. So they walked through the water to avoid any doubt.