Text and pictures © 1993-2019 Guillaume Dargaud
Last updated on 2019/11/24
"If it's 0 degrees today and it's going to be twice as cold tomorrow... how cold will it be ?"
There's also a more specific page if you want to know how to go to Antarctica and a glossary of specific terms I use all over my pages.
And the same place 3 years later while construction of the future Concordia Station has just started.
And then even more fun: from November 30th 2004 to december 4th 2005 I was back in Antarctica for the fifth time, but this time to perform a First: the very first winter-over at the new franco-italian research station of Concordia, on the High Antarctic Plateau. One year away from friends and family, 4 months of total darkness, -79°C winter temperature and 10 months of total isolation. Here's the chronology and the blog of the expedition:
back to work,
return of the sun,
end of the winterover &
And a few extras: B&W portraits, water processing...
Two pages of wallpaper images of the coast and the high polar plateau.
Some fisheye, birdseye and philosphere images taken at Dome C and processed in various ways.
Lots of ice: iceberg pictures, glaciology work at Dome C as well as the successful Epica deep drilling.
And finally I have a whole lot more high resolution pictures for sale on two Antarctic Photo Archive CDs featuring several hundred royalty-free pictures of Emperor Penguins, Adelie Penguins, Other animals, Scenery, Sky, Dumont d'Urville, Terra Nova Bay and Dome C.
But don't forget that there are other rare birds in Antarctica (skuas, giant petrels, snow petrels, Cape petrels, fulmars & storm petrels); as well as other animals and weird things (Weddell seals, crabeater seals, leopard seals, lichen, algae, fish, cryptoendolith...).