Island of South Georgia

The Island of South Georgia

A whaling station was established here in 1904. South Georgia is an island located in the Southern Antarctic Ocean.Well over half of the island is permanently covered with ice and snow. It is 3755 km2, stretching 170 km in length and ranges in width from 2-30km.
Described by many as an Alpine island, the landscape is characterised by high mountains, glacier rivers and lakes.Thirteen of the mountains have peaks reaching 2000 metres or more. The highest peak of all is “Mount Paget” which is 2943 metres high.

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