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Antarctic Philanthropic Adventure

04-01-2009

Save up to $2,539 per person

 

DOWNERS GROVE, IL April 1, 2009 Travel far out of Blackberry range to experience an adventure of a lifetime on an Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropic Journey to Antarctica. Book by June 30, 2009 and save 20-25% per person on select cabin categories, including spacious Deluxe cabins with separate sitting areas, full baths and large picture windows.

 

Nowhere is the Earth's changing climate more apparent than in Antarctica, where some areas are warming at a rate of two to three times the global average. This is your chance to see and help protect this endangered landscape on Fighting Climate Change in Antarctica (December 7-20, 2009; from $5,697 per person after discount).  This adventure aboard the comfortable expedition ship 'Minerva' will be led by Dr. James McClintock, who has been conducting research in polar waters for 25 years. See the best of the Antarctic Peninsula vast penguin and seabird colonies, dramatic icebergs and calving glaciers and have the opportunity to help preserve it by delivering a remotely operated Hyperspectral Irradiance Sensor to Palmer Station to measure the impact of global warming on phytoplankton that grows along the Antarctic Peninsula.  

 

This unbeatable value is also available on Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falklands Islands. Explore the wildlife-rich, glacier-carved coves of South Georgia Island, the nearly-submerged continuation of the Andes where famed explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton is buried.  Twenty-one day departures: December 17, 2009 January 5, 2010 (Family Holiday), January 2-21, January 28-February 16, February 13-March 4, 2010 from $8,997 per person, double occupancy (after discount).

 

Don't miss out on this chance to get away from it all and save on an Antarctic adventure. For details, go to www.abercrombiekent.com and click on "Special Offers. 
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