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Three Gentoo Penguins

Three Gentoo Penguins

Antarctica Stock Photos: Gentoo penguins at Gamage Point, Palmer Station, Antarctica. Gentoos stand about 22 inches (56 centimeters) tall and weigh about 12 pounds (6 kilograms). They are identified by their red bill and the white bonnet connecting their eyes.

Keywords: arctic photos, life in Antarctica, winter, cold, freezing temperatures, penguin pictures, penguin photos

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The South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius Maccormicki)

The South Polar Skua ( Stercorarius Maccormicki)

Antarctica Stock Photos: The South Polar skua ( Stercorarius maccormicki) is the most southerly bird in the world. Although they live around the coastal edges of Antarctica, they have been seen flying over the South Pole, over 1,575 kilometers (850 miles) from the coast.

Keywords: arctic photos, life in Antarctica, winter, cold, freezing temperatures, arctic birds, South Polar Skua

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Sunrise in Antactica

Sunrise in Antactica

Antarctica Stock Photos: Golden sunlight falls on the Royal Society Range across McMurdo Sound from McMurdo Station, Ross Island.

McMurdo Station is one of three U.S. research stations on the Antarctic continent. All of the stations are operated by the National Science Foundation.

Keywords: arctic photos, life in Antarctica, winter, cold, freezing temperatures, Royal Society Mountains, Ross Island Antarctica