Mar 02, 2019 - National Geographic Orion
Out over the deep abyssal plain and across the Antarctic Convergence Zone: Today was one of transition from Antarctic waters to the cool temperate climes of the South Atlantic. We are halfway between South Georgia and the Falkland Islands. While wildlife was thinly spread, the change in environmental conditions heralded a distinct species composition. Today we saw several species that were new for our voyage. Namely, the southern right whale, hourglass dolphin, soft-plumaged petrel and Kerguelen petrel.
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