King penguins taking off?
by Etienne Pauthenet, Meteorology Department (MISU) Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Two King penguins are walking/gliding against the westerly wind of 30 m/s here, to get back from the ocean to their colony at Cap Ratmanoff. It is located at the very East of the Kerguelen islands, in the latitude band of the Roaring Forties.
Taken on 11
Submitted on 26 January 2018
- Oceans & Seas (125)
- Atlantic Ocean (99)
- Others (47)
- Southern Ocean (7)
- Exact location (70.4928 E, -49.3360 S)
Credit: Etienne Pauthenet (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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