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Eclipse of the Midnight Sun

August 1st, 2008

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Thar He or She Blows

Eclipse 2008 gallery image S085.jpg

2008-07-21 21:19 UTC Click image for enlargement.

Later that day, a humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) was spotted spouting off the port side of the ship. Only the spout and one fluke were visible before it disappeared. This was to be the only whale sighting during the voyage.

by John Walker
August 20th, 2008
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