PHOTO OF THE WEEK - WEEK 24 (Photos contain digital watermarking)

Copyright 2000 Jill Whillock / Millennium Photo Project. All rights reserved.
Date: January 1st 2000
Time: 00:00 am
Place: Near Balleny Islands, Antarctica
Photographer: Jill Whillock

Midnight at 66 degrees south in the Antarctic circle. Passengers on this Russian Ice Breaker had only 16 more minutes to wait until sunrise (!) which arrived, by virtue of its unique position, before even New Zealand.
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