Polar Circle?

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On selected trips a crossing of the Antarctic Circle is planned.

​This border, that is located at Latitude 66° 33′ South, marks the Antarctic Territory according to one of the definitions.

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  • Gentoos & Fur Seal © Jamie Scherbeijn-Oceanwide Expeditions
  • Humpback Whale © Jamie Scherbeijn-Oceanwide Expeditions
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  • Humpback Whale © Jamie Scherbeijn-Oceanwide Expeditions
  • Neko Harbour © Jamie Scherbeijn-Oceanwide Expeditions
  • Crabeater Seals © Jamie Scherbeijn-Oceanwide Expeditions
  • Leopard Seal © Jamie Scherbeijn-Oceanwide Expeditions
  • Enjoying the view © Jamie Scherbeijn-Oceanwide Expeditions
  • Moulting Gentoo Penguin © Jamie Scherbeijn-Oceanwide Expeditions
  • Antarctic scenery © Jamie Scherbijn-Oceanwide Expeditions
  • Amazing Antarctic view © Jamie Scherbeijn-Oceanwide Expeditions
  • Antarctic scenery © Jamie Scherbeijn-Oceanwide Expeditions
  • Fur Seal © Jamie Scherbeijn-Oceanwide Expeditions
  • Weddell Seals © Jamie Scherbeijn-Oceanwide Expeditions
  • Zodiac Cruising © Jamie Scherbeijn-Oceanwide Expeditions
  • Orca © Jamie Scherbeijn-Oceanwide Expeditions
  • Orca time © Jamie Scherbeijn-Oceanwide Expeditions
  • Tabular Iceberg © Jamie Scherbeijn-Oceanwide Expeditions
  • Kayaking © Jamie Scherbijn-Oceanwide Expeditions
  • Elephant Seal & Gentoo Penguins © Jamie Scherbeijn-Oceanwide Expeditions
  • Crabeter Seal © Jamie Scherbeijn-Oceanwide Expeditions
  • A Gentoo meal for the Leopard Seal © Jamie Scherbeijn-Oceanwide Expeditions

The Antarctic Circle experiences a period of 24 hours of continuous daylight at least once in the year. The reason for this phenomenon is that the axis of the earth is tilted by 23.5 degrees. South of the Polar Circle at Detaille Island in Crystal Sound is the farthest south that we will probably reach at Latitude 66°52' South.

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