Possession Islands, Antarctica

The Possession Islands are a group of small islands and rocks extending over an area of about 7 miles (11 km), lying in the western part of the Ross Sea, 5 miles (8 km) southeast of Cape McCormick, Victoria Land. These small, rugged islands lay offshore Cape Hallett and have been rarely visited.

Attractions include the Adelie penguin rookery, numbering tens of thousands of birds on Foyn Island. Views of the Admiralty Mountains across the water and the unusual rock formations and caves around the coast.

Things to see and do

* Adelie penguins
* Sea birds
* Admiralty Mountains
* Rock formations
* Caves

Cruise Season – Nov - April
Currency – English Pound (FKP)
Language – English
Population – 2,900 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - None
International Country Telephone Code – + 44

Transport Links – The Possession islands are accessible from Invercargill, New Zealand.

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