Blomsterbukten and Nanortalik

Blomsterbukten and Nanortalik, between Ymer Island and the mainland, Greenland. Days 44. 11th August 2013.

Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness

From Clavering Island, we sailed south overnight to Blomsterbugten (Flower Bay, but none on view) in Kejser Franz Joseph Fjord (you can see where that is in the map in the previous post).

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness

The first image was taken from the ship in the early morning and this one and the next one in mid-morning.  All three were taken from the ship in the fjord because while it looks fairly calm, katabatic winds ruled out an expedition in the zodiacs.

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness .

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness

In the middle of the day we moved “round the corner” to Nanortalik in Antarctic Sund.  (The explorer who named that must have been sailing in the wrong direction for quite some time).  The rest of the images would have been taken from the zodiacs as we explored the icebergs and the Sound.  Not much need for commentary.

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness .

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness .

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness .

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness .

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness

The icebergs are fascinating and the detail in them can be fascinating.

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness .

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness .

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness

The kayakers hauled up on a beach.

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness .

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness .

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness .

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness .

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness .

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness .

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness .

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness

Zodiacs returning to the ship.

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness .

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness

These last two are from the ship in the early evening.

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Blomsterbukten, Greenland, Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, Landscape, Nanortalik, Nature, Photography, seascape, Travel, Wilderness .

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6 comments on “Blomsterbukten and Nanortalik

  1. Yes, those are some amazing abstracts in the ice. My favorite is the photo two above the kayaks, because at first glance it could be ocean with sky above if you don’t know what you’re looking at, which makes for a very intriguing sky!

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  2. I learned a new word today too. (katabatic). Awesome images. Withdrawing glacier?

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  3. […] Mountains and clouds from Antarctic Sund. […]

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