Nearby Clarence Island
Point Wild, where most of Ernest Shackleton's men waited for over four months for rescue (not knowing if Shackleton had made it). They survived here eating penguins and seals while living under the two remaining lifeboats overturned on rock walls.
The ship anchored between Point Wild and
The ship was dwarfed by the glacier we anchored near.
Shipmates exploring the area by zodiac
The Chinstrap Penguins had just returned to their nesting sites (notice how pristine the snow is).
A Chinstrap Penguin diving into the ocean
A shag (cormorant) overhead
We were even able to see a Snow Lion.