5a Cuverville Island
14 images Created 27 Jul 2020
Cuverville Island stands at the entrance of the Errera Channel and is a 826-foot rock with a long shingle beach. Flanked by the precipitous mountains and glaciers of the Antarctic mainland, it has been identified as an Important Bird Area by “BirdLife International.” The Island supports a breeding colony of about 6500 pairs of Gentoo penguins, the largest colony for this species on the Antarctic Peninsula. And, Sea Lions visit regularly.