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HMS ENDURANCE off Tristan Da Cunha on 12th April 2007.

HMS ENDURANCE off Tristan Da Cunha on 12th April 2007.

HMS ENDURANCE off Tristan Da Cunha on 12th April 2007.
Endurance has just completed her fith and final work period around the South Shetland Islands, including Deception Island and also as far south as the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) base at Rothera.
Since arriving at the peninsular the ship and her Lynx helicopters have been involved in supporting the BAS and the BBC. The helicopters have inserted a BAS field camps in the Erebus and Terror Gulf, Heritage Trust personnel into various historic sites as well as conducting filming for the new BBC Frozen Planet series using the Gyron camera. Concurrently, the ship has been conducting hydrographic survey work with the hull mounted multi-beam echo sounder collecting data that will be used by the UK the Hydrographic Office for the compilation of new charts for navigational safety.
HMS ENDURANCE is the Royal Navy’s Ice Patrol ship whose function is to support British interests in Antarctic waters, especially around the Antarctic Peninsula. In addition she assists the British Antarctic Survey in carrying out its scientific research programs. She is fitted with modern hydrographic surveying equipment which is put to good effect in waters which are still largely uncharted, and the data that are gathered are processed by the Hydrographic Office at Taunton and drawn into charts that are used by mariners around the world.
HMS ENDURANCE displaces 2,500 tonnes, and is 91

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Nikon D1X

Focal Length: 12mm

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Color Mode: Mode I (sRGB)

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2007/04/12 13:47:45.2

Exposure Mode: Programmed Auto

White Balance: Auto

Tone Comp.: Normal

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AF Mode: Manual

Hue Adjustment: 0°

Image Size: Large (3008 x 1960)

1/400 sec – F/10

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Exposure Comp.: 0 EV

Sharpening: High

Lens: 12-24mm F/4.5-5.6 G

Sensitivity: ISO 250

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