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Deception Island near Pendulum Cove's thermal waters in Whaler's Bay, a protected harbor. Deception Island, off the Antarctic Peninsula, is the site of a circular flooded volcanic caldera. On the shore are rusting remains of Whaling operations (1911 to 1931) and the ruins of a WWII British base, Port Foster (1944-1967). Evacuated after a volcanic eruption, then closed permanently in 1969 after another eruption. Faith D'Aluisio visits graves after a kayak trip. MODEL RELEASED.

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Deception Island near Pendulum Cove's thermal waters in Whaler's Bay, a protected harbor. Deception Island, off the Antarctic Peninsula, is the site of a circular flooded volcanic caldera. On the shore are rusting remains of Whaling operations (1911 to 1931) and the ruins of a WWII British base, Port Foster (1944-1967). Evacuated after a volcanic eruption, then closed permanently in 1969 after another eruption. Faith D'Aluisio visits graves after a kayak trip. MODEL RELEASED.