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2013/14 Itinerary
Peninsula Cruise
10 days from $4,595
Air-Cruise
Fly over the Drake Passage then join your ship in Antarctica. Fly both ways or fly one - sail one options
Across the Circle
Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctic Circle, Historic Areas - kayaking, camping
14 days from $5,499
Ross Sea in the Wake of Scott and Shackleton
Ross Ice Shelf, McMurdo Sound
29 days from $18,700
Antarctica Peninsula to the Ross Sea
Wildlife and History
rarely travelled itinerary
31 days from $24,163

 

Campbell Island Sign

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Campbell Island is now a nature reserve and has been since 1954. There were however sheep and cattle up until 1984 and the 1970's respectively, both introduced in an attempt to farm the land that started in 1896 and lasted until the Great Depression caused it to be abandoned in 1931.
 
More recently, there has been a major rat eradication programme on Campbell Island to remove the rats introduced by sealers in 1801. This was the largest such programme in the world and the Island was declared rat-free in 2003.

Picture courtesy of Mike Usher - Mike went on a Ross Sea expedition on board the Kapitan Khlebnikov in 2005.
You can purchase a selection of Mike's pictures here

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