Katabatic Winds - Neko Harbour
Category: Sense of Place
Photo and caption by Colin DeWolfe
Katabatic winds come off the Antarctic Peninsula reaching speeds in excess of 86 knots. Supercooled by the glacier, when the air reaches the edge, it plummets. On this day the Bark Europa was laying-to in Neko Harbour.
Location: Neko Harbour Antarctica