The moon setting behind Bonaparte Point, Anvers Island on September 2, 2009. (National Science Foundation/Ken Keenan)

The moon setting behind Bonaparte Point, Anvers Island on September (National Science Foundation/Ken Keenan)

This photo, taken on April 21, 2010, shows giant icebergs near Palmer Station in Antarctica. Located on Anvers Island, Palmer Station is operated by the National Science Foundation's U.S. Antarctic Program.At Palmer Station, scientists can conduct research in a variety of fields, including marine biology, glaciology, geophysics and astrophysics. [Related: The 7 Most Extreme Jobs in Science]

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Towering Ice [Pin It] Credit: Kelly Jacques, National Science Foundation This photo, taken on April shows giant icebergs near Palmer Station in Antarctica. Located on Anvers Island, Palmer Station is operated…Read

Grounded Iceberg, Arthur Harbor, Anvers Island, Antarctica - 20x200

Grounded Iceberg, Arthur Harbor, Anvers Island, Antarctica

Grounded Iceberg, Arthur Harbor, Anvers Island, Antarctica by Stuart Klipper

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Hi-Def Pics - Magnificent Antarctica

Palmer Station, one of the three U. Antarctic Program research stations, located on Anvers Island, near the Antarctic Peninsula.

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A brooding day at the Antartica Life beneath the ice! A Russian ice-breaker! An ice floe. An ice-breaker moves in the Antartica waters. A frozen wave! An ice cave.

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Pictured at left is a giant petrel in flight near Palmer Station, Anvers Island, Antarctica. Giant petrels are scavengers that feed on carrion, but also fish for krill and squid. Their wingspan can reach 205 cm (81 inches). Visit Website > Image credit: Henry Malmgren, National Science Foundation

Pictured at left is a giant petrel in flight near Palmer Station, Anvers Island, Antarctica. Giant petrels are scavengers that feed on carrion, but also fish for krill and squid. Their wingspan can reach 205 cm inches).

Sydney photographer Margaret Brown captured the stark beauty of Anvers Island off the Antarctic Peninsula in 2006.

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Sydney photographer Margaret Brown captured the stark beauty of Anvers Island off the Antarctic Peninsula in

While not an Ice Breaker, the National Geographic Explorer is capable of slicing its way through sea ice that's up to about 2-3 feet thick.  This movie was taken within the beautiful Lemaire Channel of  Anvers Island, Antarctica and gives you a feel of what it looks like looking down off the bow of the boat while cutting some thin sea ice.

Breaking Ice aboard the National Geographic Explorer in the Lemaire Channel, Anvers Island, Antarctica on Vimeo

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