Amazing photographs from Antarctica's Terra Nova Bay

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These images have been captured onboard NIWA's Research Vessel Tangaroa during the New Zealand-Antarctica Ecosystems Voyage 2015. Favourable weather has provided excellent photographic conditions for NIWA's photographer Dave Allen, who has accompanied the 6 week voyage. 

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Tangaroa transits through pancake ice on its way to Terra Nova Bay. Photograph taken by Dave Allen on 21 February 2015.

Terra Nova Bay as seen from the bridge of RV Tangaroa. Photograph by Dave Allen on 21 February 2015.

Approaching Terra Nova Bay. Photograph by Dave Allen on 21 February 2015.

Passing Cape Washington on the way to Terra Nova Bay. Photograph by Dave Allen on 21 February 2015.

Approaching Terra Nova Bay. Photograph by Dave Allen on 21 February 2015.

Terra Nova Bay. Photograph by Dave Allen on 21 February 2015.

Terra Nova Bay. Photograph by Dave Allen on 21 February 2015.

Terra Nova Bay, a supply ship sits off the coast of Inexpressible Island. Photograph by Dave Allen on 21 February 2015.

Terra Nova Bay. Photograph by Dave Allen on 21 February 2015.

Terra Nova Bay, Mount Melbourne. Photograph by Dave Allen on 21 February 2015.

Terra Nova Bay, Mount Melbourne at sunset. Photograph by Dave Allen on 21 February 2015.

Research subject: Antarctica