Sunrise in Antarctica. The scenic Lemaire Channel between Booth Island and the Antarctic Peninsula is glowing with golden orange colors in the early morning light. This narrow strait is considered one of the highlights in any cruise going to Antarctica.

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Comments (872)

José Luis (vagabu) on February 27, 2009

!Preciosa¡ VOTADA. Un saludo

Kwok-Hung, Clifandi.… on February 27, 2009

☆☆☆☆4 stars to You.

farmbrough on February 27, 2009

Thanks for your comment on my picture. This is a spectacular one!

katalina s on February 27, 2009

it's amazing...voted best of and YS on February 27, 2009

V o t e d

Greetings from Tirol/Austria

Domenico Marchetti on February 27, 2009

VOTED. Greetings Tremosine Italy

Diego Albero de Biar on February 27, 2009

Simply fantastic. I have no words to describe so amazing moment. Congratulations.

Arnika1 on February 27, 2009

Super. Greetings from Warsaw. Joanna. My contest 2009

VIKTOR HERMAN on February 27, 2009

This one is just perfect. Best regards from Czech and Thank you very much for your kind comments, Viktor

Bepix (Giuseppe de G… on February 27, 2009

Very beautiful picture! YS and Voted!

Bye, Bepix

Isabel. E. on February 27, 2009

Hello Allan!!! I voted this photo it is really beautiful!! I have the chance to know Antartica, working as Chef´s assistant (cooking) on the Antartic cruise "Orlova" it was a very interesting experience for me. Kind Regards, Isabel.-

Juan Carlos Cabañas … on February 27, 2009

Votada y gracias por tu voto

Mauricio F. Pinho on February 27, 2009

Fantastic picture. Congratulations. Voted! Greetings, Mauricio.

adolfish on February 27, 2009

thank for your vote, amazing picture 5 stars, voted!

EDDY on February 27, 2009

Excellent photo! Beautiful landscape. VOTED

Greetings,from germany

Carl Guan on February 27, 2009

Wonderful work!


Greetings from Shenzhen, China Carl

><((((º> methysmena… on February 27, 2009

Amazing picture. Congratulations!!! Of course YS, Best of and


Majid Salehyar on February 28, 2009

Hey what did you do in such a cold place!!? I hate cold places and could not stay in such a places. But the composition is too nice and the colores talk to me. it is an unrichable position to me. Thanks to LichtenHansen for such a icey shot.

ThomPattyn on February 28, 2009

Woww! fantastic picture! VOTED! Félicitations de France Greetings from france! Tom

Capra Grigia on February 28, 2009

I like the warm colours of this icy place! Great composition! Voted! I like all your pictures, but this is absolutely the best!

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on January 16, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by LichtenHansen
    • Camera: Canon EOS D60
    • Taken on 2003/01/19 04:08:36
    • Exposure: 0.010s (1/100)
    • Focal Length: 28.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/6.300
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash