Arctic - Antarctica
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Brown Bluff is regular stop for any Antarctic cruise itinerary passing through Antarctic Sound. To the southwest is located the James Ross Island.
Antarctic Sound is a stretch of water between Trinity Peninsula (Antarctic Peninsula's northernmost part) and the Joinville Islands (to the northeast of Antarctic Peninsula). Antarctic Sound's length is approx 56 km (35 ml) and its width is between 13-22 km (8-14 ml). The sound was first navigated, mapped and named during the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (1902). Antarctic Sound cruise itineraries are operated since 2005.
Brown Bluff is a rock formation, and one of the few landing places along the Antarctic itinerary. The landscape is amazingly beautiful, with surrounding glaciers and ice caps. This rocky beach has length of approx 3 km (1,9 ml), rising to a steep slope, which in turn rises to a rust-colored cliff. High above there is an ice cap.
Brown Bluff is located approx 15 km (9 ml) to the southeast of Hope Bay (Tabarin Peninsula). This location is most famous with its large colony (tens of thousands) of Adelie penguins. A smoller colony (several hundred) of long-tailed Gentoo penguins is also present here. Brown Bluff's wildlife watching experience also includes the nesting here seabird snow petrel.
Port Brown Bluff 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 Brown Bluff, Antarctica. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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