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Lara Croft!
08-12-09, 17:38
http://www.ucpress.edu/image/covers/isbn13/9780520235045.jpg


The National Science Foundation Office of Polar Programs sponsored an underwater photography team to dive out of the US Antarctic Program's base at McMurdo Station, on Ross Island in Antarctica. For three visits in late austral spring, photos were taken on scuba dives and field excursions at locations around McMurdo Sound: Ross Island and the Antarctic mainland. The team was led by Norbert Wu, a professional underwater photographer/cinematographer.


Here are some pics.

http://yeinjee.com/discovery/wp-content/uploads/2007/08/under-antarctic-ice-01.jpg

http://yeinjee.com/discovery/wp-content/uploads/2007/08/under-antarctic-ice-02.jpg

http://yeinjee.com/discovery/wp-content/uploads/2007/08/under-antarctic-ice-03.jpg

http://norb.homedns.org/nwp/storycode/tec-web/pictures/picture-9.jpg

Sea Spider
http://www.pem.org/sites/polar/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/sea_spider-16.jpg

http://www.photoinsider.com/pages/wu/Manyfish.jpg


http://www-tc.pbs.org/wnet/wp-content/blogs.dir/3/files/2009/07/590x300_underice_intv.jpg

http://15.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_kq8rg7b8QK1qznt2yo1_500.jpg


http://www-tc.pbs.org/wnet/wp-content/blogs.dir/3/files/2009/05/286x185under_antarctic_ice_resources.jpg



I can't even begin to imagine how exciting this experience could be!

GameGlitcher77
08-12-09, 17:42
Nice pics. Are they in HD??? :confused: ;) :D :tmb:

:yah: :yah: :yah:Penguins!!!!! :yah: :yah: :yah:

marla_biggs
08-12-09, 17:45
http://www-tc.pbs.org/wnet/wp-content/blogs.dir/3/files/2009/07/590x300_underice_intv.jpg


What is that thing??? so freaky.

Lara Croft!
08-12-09, 17:45
^^^It personally reminds me of Rennaisance curtains of a palace... lol!

@ GameGlitcher77 You can google "Diving under Antartic Ice" and/or "Norbert Wu" to find a HQ picture.

tampi
08-12-09, 17:51
This is very beautiful Lara Croft! :)

marla_biggs
08-12-09, 17:54
^^^It personally reminds me of Rennaisance curtains of a palace... lol!

@ GameGlitcher77 You can google "Diving under Antartic Ice" and/or "Norbert Wu" to find a HQ picture.

Is it seaweed or some sort of jelly fish? :confused: it's gonna give me nightmares x

ShadyCroft
08-12-09, 17:58
those are stunning pictures ! :eek: Is that a seal in the last pic ?! so cute ! :D

Thank you for sharing, Lora ! :tmb:

tonyme
08-12-09, 18:09
Fascinating creatures, and amazing pictures, thank you so much! :)

lara c. fan
08-12-09, 19:01
Wow thats awesome :tmb:

tombofwinston
08-12-09, 19:32
I love the Seel at the end :vlol: .

moodydog
08-12-09, 19:41
omg i just have to do that !

Another Lara
08-12-09, 19:44
Absolutely stunning... if somewhat creepy! :o

Nenya awakens
08-12-09, 19:46
Wow, that sea spider is freaky!

Lara Croft!
09-12-09, 22:00
those are stunning pictures ! :eek: Is that a seal in the last pic ?! so cute ! :D

Thank you for sharing, Lora ! :tmb:

Yes, it's a seal! Cute as hell!

Catapharact
09-12-09, 22:02
Wonderful shots!

Plan on doing Scuba Diving myself now that I have already finished with Sky Diving. I am just wondering if I am going to have to hire an underwater photographer to do the pictures for the event...

Nicky
09-12-09, 22:08
Is it seaweed or some sort of jelly fish? :confused: it's gonna give me nightmares x

I guess it's a medusa. I think it's amazing!

Beautiful pics!

Catapharact
09-12-09, 22:09
I guess it's a medusa. I think it's amazing!

Beautiful pics!

Offtopic:

HOLY CRUDSCILE! Nicky!!! *Glomp!*

Don't disappear! Freeze!

Nicky
09-12-09, 22:14
^

*freezes*

:D

/Off-topic

On-topic: I just googled a bit, and that beautiful creature is indeed a medusa.

Catapharact
09-12-09, 22:18
Lol! You've got mail.