A frozen pass to the Antarctic

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  1. A large slab of iceberg is seen early in the morning as the National Geographic/Lindblad Expeditions cruise ship Explorer approaches Antarctica. Pictures: David Griffin
  2. An Adelie penguin guards a newly hatched chick at Brown Bluff in the Weddell Sea.
  3. An arched iceberg, large enough to pilot a small boat through, in Gouvernoren Harbor.
  4. A downward view of the Explorers bow slicing through an ice sheet near Enterprise Island.

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