Sounds of Antarctica

Wildlife

The Antarctic and subantarctic are home to an incredible array of wildlife. Please visit the Wildlife page for more information.

Penguins

Among the wide variety of penguin species are some quite different calls.

Seals

Seals use a variety of calls underwater during the breeding season, and these are accompanied by the sound of sea ice breaking and cracking. They also make noises above ground, such as breathing and yawning.

Whales

Transport

A variety of aircraft, vehicles and vessels are used for Antarctic operations. Please visit the Travel and logistics page for more information.

Aviation

Ground vehicles

Watercraft

This page was last modified on 4 February 2013.