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Base H - Signy Island Antarctica

  ©Copyright P. Ward - picture taken 1985 / 86

A particularly splendid chap displaying for a mate down at Gourlay in the spring.

Little did I realise when I took this picture that nearly 2 decades later a bit of computer manipulation would enable me to remove that other (quite large) penguin that spoilt the profile against the clear blue sky. The wonders of Photoshop.

p.s. this is the only significantly altered image on this site, all others are as close to the original slide image as I can make them.

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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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