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Two Months Breaking Ice in Antarctica’s Ross Sea (Timelapse in Under Five Minutes)

I’ve been on an icebreaker for almost two months now, traveling through the Ross Sea, Antarctica…  To share the incredible experience of an almost infinite variety of scenes, I’ve compiled a time-lapse montage shot over the last two months, condensed into less than five minutes, with a surprise at the end. Enjoy!


  1. Anna Szyniszewska
    Guildford, UK
    August 9, 2013, 6:22 am

    Thanks so much for sharing this incredible documentary, what an expedition!

  2. John G. Aronson
    Denver, CO, USA
    May 11, 2013, 11:46 am

    Great work! Who is working up the phytoplankton? Diatoms? Let me know. Thx.
    JGA, AATA International, Inc. Denver, CO, USA

  3. B Baldwin
    May 11, 2013, 6:50 am

    What a beautiful journey in such a short time! Wonderful narrative with awe inspiring visuals.
    So glad I stumbled on to this article and now can follow you along your incredible journey.Smooth sailing to you and your shipmates!

  4. Gagan Ahuja
    May 8, 2013, 6:45 am

    Amazing video…. never seen it before…

  5. Debbie P
    Denver, CO
    May 8, 2013, 6:07 am

    Thank you so much for sharing your incredible experience. For those of us who may never witness such beauty and asventure, this is the next best thing. Thanks again!

  6. Toby Bromley
    May 8, 2013, 5:29 am

    WOW!!!! Loved it.

  7. KG
    United States
    May 8, 2013, 4:35 am

    Wonderfull piece..Great work

  8. Sharmistha Pal
    New Delhi, India
    May 8, 2013, 4:17 am

    Fantastic! Wish I could be there, too..

  9. Gene Pellerano
    Ellsworth, Maine
    May 6, 2013, 11:15 am

    Thanks for the Great Video. I spent 4 months in the Ross and Weddell seas, Dec77-Apr78 aboard the USCGC Glacier, in support of scientific research. Unfortunately we did not have the digital technology to record the passage like you, so it is a real treat to view it again. Have a pleasant voyage. Thanks Gene

  10. Joseph Plummer
    Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    May 5, 2013, 9:28 am

    Amazing document. I really enjoyed it.

  11. Petar Boev
    Ohrid, Macedonia
    May 4, 2013, 5:25 am

    Thank you for this incredibly journey … next time please take me with you …