At Sea: Attu to Kamchatka

Jun 27, 2019 - National Geographic Orion


National Geographic Orion spent the day cruising through the open ocean, headed for Russia! Leaving Attu and the United States in its wake, the ship closes distance on the Kamchatka Peninsula of the Russian Far East. On board the day was filled with informative lectures and looking for wildlife. The sea birds stole the show as they glided just over the tops of the waves. A few luck searches were rewarded with sightings of fin whales and short-tailed albatross.

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Adam Maire

Naturalist/Expedition Diver

Naturalist, underwater videographer, captain, and historian, Adam Maire is dedicated to exploring around the globe with a goal of researching, documenting, and teaching others about the beauty, the power and the importance of the earth’s wild places. With degrees in animal science, history and a Scuba Diving Instructor certification, he is passionate about finding extraordinary ways to help others understand the links between the worlds that exist both above and below the surface of the ocean. As a temperate and cold-water diver, he is able to capture video and images of rarely seen marine life to create real connections with the underwater world.

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