Astrolabe Island is a small island (length 5 km / 3 ml) located in Bransfield Strait, approx 23 km (14 ml) northwest of mainland Antarctica (Cape Ducorps of Trinity Peninsula). Its highest elevation point is 560 m (1837 ft).
The island was discovered during the French Antarctic Expedition (1837-1840) commanded by Jules Dumont d'Urville (1790-1842) and was named after expedition's main ship Astrolabe (French Navy sailing vessel originally named Coquille). Astrolabe Island was first mapped during the Falkland Islands Aerial Survey Expedition (1955–1956).
Astrolabe Island cruise port videos
Port Astrolabe Island 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 Astrolabe Island, 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 Astrolabe Island 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 Astrolabe Island, Antarctica.
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