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


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