South Sandwich Islands winter view


I have shown both summer and winter images of the South Sandwich Islands here before but a recent good weather window offered an opportunity for a much better winter view based on Sentinel-2 data.

South Sandwich Islands in Winter 2020

Sea ice extent is pretty far north this year, it often in winter ends somewhere between the islands but this year in the area reaches as far as 55 degrees north – that is further north than Cape Horn.

The image can as usual be found on the catalog on

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