Antarctica day and peat sampling

December already! And today was Antarctica day, how appropriate (
Today we continued with our peat, and more water, sampling. We were also visited by an Adelie penguin which had clambered all the way from the Jubany beach to over 50m up the tres hermanos scree, waddling over the rocks and then sliding on it belly across any patches of snow it could find. The weather was very windy so this must be the preferred route to the other side of the headland rather than swimming in the sea. Many seals had also stopped for a sleep on the beach. It was not a good day to be in the water apparently, though sample collection on land was very successful.

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