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Jan 1, 2013 - Days 12 and 13: Bounty Islands/Day at Sea

Overnight we sailed to Bounty Island and we arrived on 1 January 2013. Bill was awakened when the ship listed to 45 degrees again and he was thrown bodily to the starboard and then back to port of the bunk (more bruises. We sailed by the Bounty Islands around 6:00 am. The Bounty Islands are a group of granite knobs or tips of submerged granite islands. They are home to thousands of Salvin's Albatross and the world's rarest shag, the endemic Bounty Island Shag. Since the seas were still rough, we weren't able to explore the islands in the...

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