Expedition to Antarctica

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JAN. 5-18, 2019 From $9,995
Buenos Aires, Ushuaia, Antarctica
Aboard MS Le Boreal UCLA Faculty on Tour Activity Level: Active Hide This
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Expedition to Antarctica

JAN. 5-18, 2019
Buenos Aires, Ushuaia, Antarctica
Aboard MS Le Boreal

Explore Earth’s last frontier on this once-in-a-lifetime cruise aboard the deluxe M.S. Le Boreal, one of the finest vessel in Antarctic waters, featuring private balconies in 95% of the deluxe, ocean-view accommodations. On your 15-day journey, including two nights in Buenos Aires,  glide amid turquoise glaciers, flourishing penguin rookeries and breaching whales. Venture on to shore by Zodiac watercraft, accompanied by a team of expert naturalists. Explore the volcanic topography and visit outposts of intrepid explorers while discovering the secrets of the White Continent.

Cost: From $9,995
Thomas P. Gohagan & Company
Activity Level: Active

UCLA Faculty on Tour

Kevin McKeegan
Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences
Kevin McKeegan, professor of cosmochemistry and geochemistry in the Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences, is one of the world’s leading experts in the laboratory analysis of extraterrestrial materials. At UCLA, he and his colleagues have built high-resolution mass spectrometers that have been used to determine the isotopic compositions of samples of asteroids, comets, the Moon, and even the Sun. The asteroid samples arrive at the Earth as meteorites, many of which have been collected on the blue-ice fields of Antarctica. In recognition of his work on understanding processes occurring in the early solar system through studies of components of meteorites, asteroid 5663 was named “McKeegan” by the International Astronomical Union.

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How to Book

Download the tour Reservation Form here. This tour is booked quickly, so sign up early to reserve space.

Enclose a check or provide credit card information for $800 per person, per tour, as a deposit for the selected tour. Make check payable to 2019 Expedition to Antarctica. Deposits are provisional and fully refundable pending your acceptance of final brochure terms.

Mail completed reservation form and your deposit to:
UCLA Alumni Association
Attn: Alumni Travel
James West Alumni Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1397

A brochure will be mailed to you as soon as it is available.