Expedition to Tierra del Fuego’s Admiralty Sound

February 29, 2012

WCS conservationists Alejandro Vila, Marcela Uhart and Daniela Droguett chronicle their latest journey to the remote lands and seascape at the tip of South America.

“Just back from another exhilarating experience at the tip of the world, we are all struggling with ‘land sickness’ while we adjust to a non-moving environment. We are also slowly adapting to city life, which has now replaced our daily views of breathtaking mountains, ancient glaciers, and splendid waterfalls. And we begin to miss our everyday companions, the lazy moulting elephant seals, the majestic albatross, the frenzied Magellanic penguins and of course, the eternally roaring winds.

“While we are sad it is over, our recent trip to Admiralty Sound, on the verge of the remote lands of Karukinka, has been very productive.”

Read the complete expedition blog on National Geographic NewsWatch >>

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