HALF MOON ISLAND, ANTARCTICA

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  • I was here: about 1 hour during the morning of the third day of the cruise, 12/27/2007.
  • My score: 3/5.

South Shetland Islands archipelago is the northernmost region of Antarctica, about 120 km north of the continental shelf. There are 11 main islands and at least 20 smaller ones.
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DECEPTION ISLAND, ANTARCTICA

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  • I was here 3 hours the afternoon of December 27, 2007; and an hour and a half the afternoon of December 31, 2007.

  • My score: 4/5.

And because of what I wrote about the Drake Pass at Christmas, why not write about another one of those remote places, in fact the most remote, where I have ever spent New Year’s Eve? This island is one of the most famous places and a mandatory stop for all Antarctic cruises.

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