Tags archives: ice-photo-wednesday

Pleneau Island: Iceberg Alley

Pleneau Island is located west of Booth Island at the southern end of the Lemaire Channel and features an array of iceberg scenery.  In fact, an astonishing ninety-three percent of[...]

Penguins and sea kayaks

In this photo,  an Antarctic local carefully navigates some rocks, sea kayakers and a Quark ship in the background. Looks like a perfect day in Antarctica!  Feeling adventurous?[...]

An Iceberg Graveyard

Today's ice photo is from the iceberg graveyard in Pleneau Bay, Antarctica - a place where icebergs have run aground and are slowly melting. It is almost impossible to take a bad p[...]

Moody Deception Island

This shot of Whaler's Bay, Deception Island in Antarctica in stark black and white really evokes a sense of Antarctic history.  Photo from the Quark Expeditions passenger slides[...]

Glacier Calving

A dramatic moment captured as  a glacier calves during a Three Arctic Islands expedition in September 2012. Photo courtesy of Frede Hansen. Glacier or ice calving is the breakin[...]

Lunchtime in the Arctic

A polar bear looks up at a passing ship full of Quark passengers. This polar bear has just finished having himself what looks like quite the meal!   Photo by passenger M[...]

Welcome to the North Pole!

A polar bear appears to wave lazily at passing Quark Expeditions passengers: "Welcome to the North Pole!" Photo from the passenger slideshow, "Voyage to the North Pole" 24 June [...]

Iceberg facts

A few interesting facts about icebergs today, courtesy of the National Snow & Ice Data Center! What exactly is an Iceberg? Icebergs are pieces of ice that formed on la[...]

Icebergs in the Arctic

Today's Ice Photo comes from our Three Arctic Islands voyage in September of 2012. Incredible arctic scenery framed Iceby some perfect ice! Photo from the Quark Expeditions pass[...]