Petermann Island is a small island off the west side of the Antarctic Peninsula of Antarctica, located at 65°10′S 64°10′W.
The 2 km (1.2 mile) long, low-lying island is home to the world’s southernmost colony of Gentoo Penguins, and also hosts a number of Adelie Penguins.

The island was discovered by a German expedition of 1873-74, who named it after geographer August Petermann. The French Antarctic Expedition of 1908-10 wintered over aboard ship ‘Pourquoi Pas’ in a cove on the southeast side of the island, named Port Circumcision because it was spotted 1 January 1909,by Jean-Baptiste Charcot, the traditional day for the Feast of the Circumcision.
we were able to camp overnight and take a beautiful scenic walk with views to the southern end of the Lemaire channel;we saw many penguins and nesting shags
I liked this photo for the contrasts in colours of the rock boulders,with comparison of penguins on rock and disappearing man
in whiteness of the ice.

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Image detail: Gary Ramage