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Mountains and glaciers at Arctowski Peninsular, Orne Habor, Gerlache Strait, Antarctic peninsular

Mountains and glaciers at Arctowski Peninsular, Orne Habor, Gerlache Strait, Antarctic peninsular

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Uploaded 12 Dec 2013 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2013
From collection: Antarctica Tourism
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Orne Habour (believed to have been named by Norwegian whalers before 1913) with its steep mountains and calving glaciers is often visited by cruise ships visiting the Antarctic peninsular. Tourism in Antarctica started with sea tourism in the 1960s. Air overflights of Antarctica started in the 1970s with sightseeing flights by airliners from Australia and New Zealand, and were resumed in the 1990s. Private yacht trips started in the late 1960s. The (summer) tour season lasts from November to ...
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