South Georgia Island
The island is 104 miles long and up to 23 miles wide with peaks up to 9,600 feet high.
Katabatic winds out of the west pour down lee slope with nearly hurricane force.
Gold Harbour at dawn.
A king penguin returns to the beach.
Kings parading along the beach at Right Whale Bay.
A king in front of hillside rookery.
Kings ostracize a poaching petrel.
Young kinds not yet ready for the sea.
Young elephant seals.
Molting elephant seals.
Gentoo penguin passes elephant seals undaunted.
Gentoo guards the abandoned whaling station at Stromness.
Trek out to Shackleton Falls.
The last miles of Shackleton's overland ordeal to reach Stromness.
Grytviken, the administrative headquarters for the island.
Abandoned whaling station at Grytviken.
Generators and other rusting equipment at Grytviken.
No spark left in this generator.
The Petrel, abandoned whaler with harpoon gun on bow.
Cemetery at Grytviken with excursion group to visit Shackleton's grave.
The Boss's tombstone.
The Boss gets Googled (a Google street view camera on backpack).
A wandering albatross at Prion Island, wingspan nearly 12 feet.
Wandering albatross with chick.