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Three Penguins on the Beach near Cape Town, South Africa - South Atlantic Ocean - Larry, Moe & Curley

Penguins on the Beach near Cape Town, South Africa - South Atlantic Ocean

Frank Wild accompanied Shackleton on four adventures to Antarctica, acting as his second-in-command as they attempted the first land crossing of the continent and later taking control of the expedition on which Shackleton died. After the Yorkshireman's death aged 66, in South Africa in August 1939, his widow had him cremated so that his final wish of being buried next to Shackleton on the island of South Georgia in the South Atlantic might be possible.

Like Saint Helena and Tristan da Cunha, Ascension Island is found in the South Atlantic Ocean, about 1,000 miles from South Africa. Ascension Island falls under the administration of the United Kingdom and was first discovered by Portuguese explorer João da Nova in 1501. The island is home to an airfield used by the U.K. and U.S. militaries, both of which greatly contribute to the island’s total population of about 880 people. It is impossible to become a citizen of Ascension ...

Feminist inspiration from @feministastic on Instagram: #SouthAfrica officially the Republic of South Africa is the southernmost sovereign state in Africa. It is bounded on the south by 2798 kilometers of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans on the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia Botswana and Zimbabwe and on the east by Mozambique and Swaziland and surrounding the kingdom of Lesotho. South Africa is the 25th-largest country in the…

NASA Terra Satellites Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer - April 2009 - "Cyclones" over the South Atlantic Ocean - Cyclones like these are often created by low-pressure systems over cold, open water; the spot of green in the upper left is water just off the southern tip of Africa.

Beautiful remote communities around the world Tristan Da Cunha, Saint Helena The island of Tristan da Cunha, part of British Overseas Territory in the South Atlantic Ocean, has just 275 people residing on it and is an active volcano boasting rare wildlife including rockhopper penguins and the Yellow-nosed Albatross. The island is located 1,750 miles from South Africa and can only be reached by sea on a seven-day boat journey from Cape Town. It's part of the Tristan da Cunha group of…

"Camps Bay Terrace" Guest House - Cape Town - South Africa - Bed & Breakfast and Self Catering Accomodation with magnificent views of Table Mountain and the South Atlantic - this venue is a must for your travel portfolio!

HMS Active (H 14) 8 Oct 1942 German U-boat U-179 was sunk in the South Atlantic near Cape Town, South Africa, in position 33°28'S, 17°05'E, by depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Active (Lt.Cdr. M.W. Tomkinson, RN). Before U-179 was sunk HMS Active picked up 98 survivors from the British merchant City of Athens. This was U-179's first and only victim.

Lying deep in the South Atlantic, Bouvet Island has been described as among the most isolated places on Earth. The nearest land mass is Antarctica, more than 1,700 kilometers (1,100 mi) further south. British expedition arrived from South Africa in 1964, they discovered an abandoned lifeboat

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