At Sea toward Point Wild

Feb 24, 2020 - National Geographic Explorer

This morning we awoke to a magnificent sight just outside the ship. We were beside an iceberg so large it reached the horizon in either direction. A-68A, the name of this berg, broke off the Larsen C ice shelf in 2017, with a surface area larger than the state of Delaware.

From there we traveled on to visit Point Wild on Elephant Island, the site where Shackleton’s crew awaited rescue at the end of the Endurance expedition. We are now steaming onward away from Antarctica—and on to South Georgia.

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