...An emperor penguin chick peers out from under his mother in Snow Hill Island, Antarctica.

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...An emperor penguin chick peers out from under his mother in Snow Hill Island, Antarctica.

The Blue Tunnel in Antartica - If you didn't know you were inside a passage hidden away in an ice shelf near the Schirmacher Oasis, you'd probably think you had somehow stumbled into a life-sized lava lamp.

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The Blue Tunnel in Antartica - If you didn't know you were inside a passage hidden away in an ice shelf near the Schirmacher Oasis, you'd probably think you had somehow stumbled into a life-sized lava lamp.

A region of great mystery and beauty: A dramatic iceberg in the Western Antarctica peninsula. Photo courtesy of Robert B. Dunbar

A region of great mystery and beauty: A dramatic iceberg in the Western Antarctica peninsula. Photo courtesy of Robert B. Dunbar

@Theresa Thompson: I'm all set to babysit your munchkins. No rush. Just sayin'. Label penguin -MFW K Penguin Unit

@Theresa Thompson: I'm all set to babysit your munchkins. No rush. Just sayin'. Label penguin -MFW K Penguin Unit

Antarctica, here’s a beautiful and rare full view of the seventh continent as seen from space.

Antarctica, here’s a beautiful and rare full view of the seventh continent as seen from space.

Infographic of Antarctica Fast Facts http://www.mapsofworld.com/pages/fast-facts/infographic-of-antarctica-fast-facts/

Infographic of Antarctica Fast Facts http://www.mapsofworld.com/pages/fast-facts/infographic-of-antarctica-fast-facts/

Antarctica is a continent that will leave your mind searching for words to describe it. Think you know it?? G Adventures and The Looptail's very own

Antarctica is a continent that will leave your mind searching for words to describe it. Think you know it?? G Adventures and The Looptail's very own

The Southern Lights (mostly visible March-September at the South Pole) | The 21 Things Everyone Wants To Know When You Go To Antarctica

The Southern Lights (mostly visible March-September at the South Pole) | The 21 Things Everyone Wants To Know When You Go To Antarctica

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Split View Ice Berg, Pleneau Island, Antarctica - This is beautiful. I love the colors!    Most amazing in the world

Split View Ice Berg, Pleneau Island, Antarctica - This is beautiful. I love the colors! Most amazing in the world

Antarctica is still the trip of a lifetime, 100 years after Shackleton's heroic journey. #FodorsGoList

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Antarctica is still the trip of a lifetime, 100 years after Shackleton's heroic journey. #FodorsGoList

Bucket List - Things to do in Antarctica: http://www.ytravelblog.com/best-antarctica-10-highlights/

The Best of Antarctica: 10 Must See Highlights

Bucket List - Things to do in Antarctica: http://www.ytravelblog.com/best-antarctica-10-highlights/

Blue Ice Cave, Antarctica - :copyright:Jamie Scarrow (Smithsonian photo contest finalist)- it looks like a painting

Blue Ice Cave, Antarctica - :copyright:Jamie Scarrow (Smithsonian photo contest finalist)- it looks like a painting

Do you like penguins and icebergs? If so, Antarctica is your place!:

Do you like penguins and icebergs? If so, Antarctica is your place!:

Jade Iceberg, Antarctica. When seawater at depths of more than 1,200 feet freezes to the underside of massive ice shelves, it forms ‘marine ice.’ .. When one of these icebergs overturns, its jade underside is revealed. The wondrous color of this ‘marine ice’ results from organic matter dissolved in the seawater at those great depths. Green icebergs are infrequently seen because their verdant bellies are underwater;... Photo credit: Dr. Steve Nicol More on my Blogspot

Jade Iceberg, Antarctica. When seawater at depths of more than 1,200 feet freezes to the underside of massive ice shelves, it forms ‘marine ice.’ .. When one of these icebergs overturns, its jade underside is revealed. The wondrous color of this ‘marine ice’ results from organic matter dissolved in the seawater at those great depths. Green icebergs are infrequently seen because their verdant bellies are underwater;... Photo credit: Dr. Steve Nicol More on my Blogspot

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