Expedition to Antarctica


See the White Continent in its unspoiled state—turquoise glaciers, bustling penguin rookeries, and breaching whales.

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 Solitary penguin about to jump.  Credit: Cara Sucher  Penguin with chick. Credit: Sean Bonnette  Two young Adélie penguins. Credit: Richard Sidey  The natural beauty of Antarctica. Credit: Jill Zaniker  Penguins in Antarctica  A group or "waddle" of penguins. Credit: Max Seigal  Reflection of an iceberg, Antarctica. Credit: Brenda Morris  A whale diving. Credit: Jill Zaniker
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This trip was the perfect combination of knowledgeable guides and lecturers, small group size, wonderful ship, and the most spectacular destination imaginable. 


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I loved everything! One of my best trips…


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Jim Zimbelman

Jim Zimbelman

Jan 26 - Feb 8, 2015

Dr. Jim Zimbelman is a planetary geologist at the Smithsonian’'s National Air and Space Museum where he has served as the chairman of the Center for Earth and Planetary Studies. He has expertise in physics and mathematics (B.A.), geophysics and space physics (M.S. University of California at Los Angeles), as well as geology (Ph.D. Arizona State University). Jim was co-editor of the book Environmental Effects on Volcanic Eruptions: From Deep Oceans to Deep Space,” and has written more than 60 papers and maps for various peer-reviewed scientific journals and books. Over the past 20 years at NASM, he has been involved in the analysis of high-resolution spacecraft imaging and geophysical data of the Earth and terrestrial planets, geologic mapping of Mars and Venus, and other geologic studies of terrestrial planets.