What you need to know
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What you need to know about Zodiac rides, wet landings, and other adventures.
Learn the major identifying features of penguin species. My photo-ID guide makes it easy.
Know Antarctica's exciting history, including the fascinating adventures of Shackleton.
Here are some info-bits on Antarctica that are cocktail party conversation pieces.
Learn Important Antarctica terms (such as "convergence") before your ship sets sail.
See a sampling of Antarctica scenes you enjoy from the ship's deck and during Zodiac landings.
Read a wide range of other key topics, including the "max 100" and "5 meter" rules.
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