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Wandering Albatross - The Bird That Made the Wind to Blow
Base H - Signy Island Antarctica

  ©Copyright P. Ward - picture taken 1985 / 86

Before too long on any long oceanic journey in Antarctica the ship would be followed by one or two of these giant sea-birds riding the energy supplied by rising air pushed up by the ocean waves before swooping down for the next one.

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This picture is one of a collection assembled in 2007 on the 60th anniversary of Signy Island Base: 60°43'S 045°36'W. Thank you to those who sent their treasured memories of their time in Antarctica and allowed them to be made into a commemorative cd and then placed here on the web.

The reunion weekend was 14-16 September 2007.

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