south shetland island

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Top 15 gothic buildings on the Australian part of Antarctica????????????

The Church at the Bottom of the World: Trinity Church

Trinity Church is not the only church in Antarctica, but it may well be the most elaborate. Featuring ornate iconostasis that you might expect to find in Russia but is oddly out of character with all the other boxy, utilitarian, prefabricated buildings on an Antarctic scientific research base.

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A few vignettes I shot with my GoPro at various landings on the Antarctic Peninsula and in the South Shetland Islands, November 2014. 

Those are whale bones under the water off shore from an old whaling station at Deception Island.