Cierva Cove

Jan 23, 2020 - National Geographic Explorer


This morning started out quietly as we sailed to our destination for the day, Cierva Cove. En route we were entertained by wonderful presentations given by our onboard killer whale biologists and National Geographic photographer. Then, around lunch, we sailed into Cierva Cove, one of the prettiest sites in all of Antarctica. Here we spent the afternoon watching the massive glacier and taking Zodiacs out among the wildlife and ice.

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Steve Morello

Naturalist/Certified Photo Instructor

Steve Morello has had a long and colorful career in the natural history world. Born in New Jersey he was lucky to be able to summer on the shores of Cape Cod. Whether it was exploring the tidal pools, snorkeling along the beach, or hiking in the dunes, it all came together to instill in him a deep connection to the natural world. It was no surprise that he would return to the Cape as a whale researcher in his adult years. It was on the Cape that Steve first became involved in guiding, and for 15 years acted as naturalist on whale watching boats in the Gulf of Maine. Steve worked with groups creating environmental education material for school programs and soon found another one of his passions, photography.

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