Whale bones line the coast of Mikkelsen Harbor
Whale bones line the coast of Mikkelsen Harbor, remnants from the historic whaling era in the Antarctic Peninsula.
[Research supported by National Science Foundation grants ANT 1443585 and ANT 1826712.]
Learn more about this research in the Louisiana State University news story Study reveals whaling and climate change led to 100 years of feast or famine for Antarctic penguins. (Date image taken: February-March 2019; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Jan. 10, 2020)
Credit: Kelton W. McMahon, Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island
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