The Antarctic Peninsula is Antarctica mainland's northernmost part, located at the base of Southern Hemisphere. It is the largest, most prominent peninsula in Antarctica, extending 800 ml (1300 km) from a line between Cape Adams in Weddell Sea and a point on mainland located south of Eklund Islands. Under the ice sheet covering it, the Antarctic Peninsula consists of bedrock islands, separated by deep channels. The bottoms of these channels lie at depths substantially below current sea level and are joined by grounded ice sheet. South America's southernmost tip, Tierra del Fuego, lies just about 620 ml (1000 km) away across Drake Passage.
The Antarctic Peninsula is dotted with research stations. This territory is part of disputed claims by the UK, Argentina and Chile. None of the claims, however, has international recognition. Under the Antarctic Treaty System, respective countries don't attempt to enforce their claims. Argentina has the most personnel and bases stationed on the Antarctic Peninsula. Tourism to this destination started in the 1950s and most ship-based tourists depart from Ushuaia, Argentina.
Highlights: Brown Bluff, Hope Bay, Tabarin Peninsula, Errera Channel
Port Antarctic Peninsula cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
The Antarctic Peninsula cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica.
If you lose the Antarctic Peninsula location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
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