Thursday, April 3, 2014

Antarctica - Admiralty Bay, King George Island


Admiralty Bay, King George Island

Sent by Henryk Arctowski Polish Antarctic Station on King George Island, off the coast of Antarctica.

King George Island (Argentina: Isla 25 de Mayo, Chile: Isla Rey JorgeRussianVaterloo (Waterloo)) is the largest of the South Shetland Islands, lying 120 kilometres (75 mi) off the coast of Antarctica in the Southern Ocean. The island was named after King George III.

King George island has three major bays, Maxwell Bay, Admiralty Bay, and King George Bay. Admiralty Bay contains three fjords, and is protected as a Antarctic Specially Managed Area under the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty. (read further)




1 comment:

TJ AND ALIA said...

Here's how to get a postcard from this Station.

Write them a postcard requesting for a postcard to be sent from the station. Don't forget your address. Wait and be patience. It took us 9 or 10 months to get this postcard.

The station's address is here --> http://www.arctowski.pl/?p=2