Orne Harbour & Port Lockroy

Dec 22, 2017 - National Geographic Explorer


Our first landing of the morning was a continental landing at the spectacular Orne Harbour, home to the dramatic Vidbol Glacier and a chinstrap penguin colony. We also took the opportunity to zodiac cruise around this wonderful location and were rewarded with two whale encounters. In the afternoon, we called in to the historic British base at Port Lockroy and explored the fascinating stories behind this unique site. 

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Deirdre Mitchell

Naturalist

Deirdre grew exploring the mountains of her home country of Scotland and immersing herself in its history and culture. This love of the past led her to study for an MA in Scottish History at the University of St Andrews where she studied everything from the medieval history of Scotland to the art history of Europe! She then went on to gain an MLitt in Museum and Gallery Studies before spending a year as a Trainee Curator at the Museum of the University of St. Andrews. 

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