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One of these days, I will walk across the South Pole. One day...

One of these days, I will walk across the South Pole.

Mount Erebus and a Dome Cloud, Scott Expedition, Antarctica, 1911

Mount Erebus: A Tale of Ice and Fire

Mount Erebus and a Dome Cloud, Scott Expedition, Antarctica, 1911

Remembering Antarctica - near Deception Island

Antarctica Photography

I was in Antarctica a year ago - but still thinking about it now.

Laurie Island. St Orkney, Antarctica

Waves lash at grounded icebergs on a wild day in the lee of Laurie Island. St Orkney Is.

Erebus with two small rock islands below.

Bonus -- I was lucky to have an early evening of dark purple storm clouds, as we moved back up into the Drake Passage from the Antarctic Peninsula.

Antarctic ice started melting where it used to be stable for centuries before. http://touchthewood.org/2015/06/16/new-area-of-antarctic-ice-melting-raises-concern/ …

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Scientists have observed a sudden increase of ice loss in a previously stable region of Antarctica. The ice loss in the region is so large that it causes small changes in the gravity field of the Earth.

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