Torgesen Island

MarcTorgesen island is one of the nearest to Palmer Station and is the sight of one of the larger Adélie Penguin rookeries in the local area. This island is one of the most common to be visited by tourists while they are in the neighborhood.

Bill Fraser (S-013, Montana State University) is studying the effects of long term human disturbance and environmental change in Adélie Penguin populations.

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