Highways on Cuverville Island

Cuverville Island is a small island in the Errera Channel just off the Antarctic Peninsula. ice in iceIt is home to a lot of ice and several thousand Gentoo penguins, who have built highways in the snow. highwaysYou can clearly recognise the penguin paths.

They are used by most of the inhabitants.highway up highwayThe Gentoos were sitting on their nests, stealing and re-stealing pebbles and sometimes presenting their eggs. egg

The Imperial or Blue-eyed shags were more interested in the kelp. ShagYet another group of passengers went kayaking, and could admire the ice from very close up.kayaking On some icebergs, you could see icicles!ice 2

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