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)

Andrea Corbo on September 17, 2009

Really really good, nice shot and unreal place.

My compliments, ciao, Andrea.

Paul13 on September 17, 2009

Wonderful image!

István Pintér on September 17, 2009

Excellent picture! GZ! YS!!!

Best regards from Hungary!

AL1612 on September 17, 2009

Fantastic picture!

Greetings from Germany, Anette

Thanh Nguyen Tran on September 17, 2009

It's really fantastic .Greetings from vietnam.

John Callas on September 18, 2009


kurt Oblak on September 29, 2009

super Foto,gruß KURT

Carrot_on_the_Moon on October 24, 2009

wow)and what time of the year is on this photo?

dsw_558 on October 24, 2009

Looks like mid January to me...

mainufo on October 27, 2009

Ice cold light, Allan. A wonderful picture. "Best of".

Greetings from Frankfurt to Denmark, mainufo.

Franc Bardou on November 30, 2009

Very nice, wonderful ! I enjoy, m'agrada fòrça. Greetings from Occitania, South of French State.

kevin mcvay on December 28, 2009

very nice photo view or spectacle and gold Sunrise . Greetings from shalom57

Eridanos on March 16, 2010

wonderful ice scenery!!

Lecleire Jacques on March 25, 2010

What a beauty ! i am no 9901 !!! to visit that picture ! I can only dream from so many visiters. Bravo. Are you an explorer in the Antartic ???

Greetings from the other side, Belgium. Jacques

Alexandru C. Ene on March 25, 2010

Nice photo, now there are 9908! :)

Well, I'll give you a Best of, Aalecs.

Norberto Villarreal on March 27, 2010


Kikajon on May 25, 2010

Nicely composed, great picture, well done !

Radek Ulrich on May 27, 2010

Beautiful photo, well done! Best regards Foxic

kasiulowa on May 27, 2010


Слободан Чавић on August 6, 2010

Beautiful pictures! Like

Greetings from Serbia, Slobodan

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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