on the way ou we pass an unmanned station
Admiralty Bay
Admiralty Bay is a large inlet of King George Island, and, together with the more easterly Maxwell Bay, has  many permanently  occupied research bases.
 
On February 2008 the Star Princess, coming from the Antarctic Sound, sailed into the Bay.
With excellent weather we had ample time to enjoy  the panoramas.
 
Scientists from the Polish Arctowski Base came on board to give a brief lecture on what they are doing out there. As a reward they feasted on the Star Princess's buffet.
 
On our way out we sailed by the US operated  Copacabana Field Camp, occupied in summer by scientist who study the Adelie and Gentoo penguins from the nearby colonies.
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in the early afternoon we enter Admiralty Bay
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a glacier terminates at the coastline
we approach Arctowski Base
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Arctowski Base has always fresh vegitables, thanks to its own greenhouse
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a zodiac is readied to bring scientist to the Star Princess
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people enjoy the grand panorama
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the visit is over, the scientists return to the Station
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a peculiar ice and snow formation
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the Copacabana Field Camp, the white specs are penguins
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