Antarctic Icebergs

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Some of the icebergs in the waters off the Antarctic Peninsula are huge. The comparison with the 12-person Zodiac raft gives the scale. What's most startling is that 7/8 of the iceberg is under water. We took care not to get too close, because these icebergs can roll with little notice.


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