What Lies Beneath: Inside the Freezing Waters of Antarctica

When we think of Antarctica, most of us envision colossal icebergs, fleets of penguins, and frisky seals leaping in and out of the water. We imagine pristine white snow, towering mountains, and oceans dotted with hunks of ice, like floats in a parade. But we know precious little about the marine life that lives in these extreme waters. Curious to understand this habitat, wildlife photographer Dhritiman Mukherjee spent two weeks in the Antarctic Peninsula, diving into the waters around its many islands and photographing its lesser known inhabitants.

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