LeConte Bay and Petersburg

Aug 14, 2018 - National Geographic Quest

No one likes a Wednesday, unless you’re on a National Geographic vessel with Lindblad Expeditions. The morning began in LeConte Bay, with iceberg cruising and beautiful views, surrounded by photogenic fog and densely blue ice sculptures. In the afternoon, National Geographic Quest repositioned to the small fishing town of Petersburg, where a variety of hiking options allowed those who wanted to stretch their legs to see a remarkable temperate rainforest or muskeg bog. A stroll around the town itself will showcase special characteristics – it is quaint and full of history. This option captivated many onboard.

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Alyssa Adler

Undersea Specialist

As a young marine biologist, Alyssa Adler has had the opportunity to work as a diver in many capacities. For several years, she was a dedicated AAUS scientific diver for University of North Carolina on an offshore reef ecology project, and has participated in several of NOAA’s reef survey missions. She has been diving with National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions as an underwater videographer and ocean educator since 2014 and has fostered a love for the poles and extreme cold-water diving, spending most of her time underwater in sub-freezing temperatures.

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