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South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI) is ...

wikipedia - 20 Sep 2016
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI) is a British overseas territory in the southern Atlantic Ocean. It is a remote and inhospitable collection of islands, consisting of South Georgia and a chain of smaller islands known as the South Sandwich Islands. South Georgia is 165 kilometres (103 mi) long and 1 to 35 km (1 to 22 miles) wide and is by far the largest island in the territory. The South Sandwich Islands lie about 700 kilometres (430 mi) southeast of South Ge
south georgia and the south sandwich islands

Iceberg fuels fears of sea level rise

The Sunshine Coast Daily - 19 Sep 2017
Helen Amanda Fricker, an Antarctic expert at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, told the Post the iceberg would drift north in currents and would pass west of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. The iceberg, or its fragments, would then ...
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Walking in Shackleton's footsteps

BBC News - 24 Aug 2017
The new map was produced in collaboration with the expedition and advisory panel at the government of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (GSGSSI). It can be purchased from the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust. Much of the underlying data is also ...
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GDACS daily newsletter for 30/08/2017

Newsroom America - 30 Aug 2017
Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:35km) in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 29/08/2017 16:47 UTC, No people within 100km. On 8/29/2017 4:47:28 PM, an earthquake occurred in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands ...
south georgia and the south sandwich islands

Whales, Seals Once Decimated by Hunting Return to Remote Islands

News Deeply - 29 Jul 2017
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands in the South Atlantic may have no permanent human settlements, but the wildlife population is booming. The islands, part of the United Kingdom's overseas territory, were once home to a thriving fishing ...
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South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands

Wanderlust - 08 Oct 2016
The waters around South Georgia are a rich soup of marine life, attracting an abundance of seals, penguins and seabirds. As well as being a unforgettable experience for anyone interested in wildlife, South Georgia has hosted sealers, whalers, explorers ...
south georgia and the south sandwich islands

Ocean Currents Push Mainland Pollution to Remote Islands

Eos - 08 Jun 2017
The MPAs around four island groups (all of them British Overseas Territories) were selected for the study: Pitcairn Island in the South Pacific, South Georgia and the Sandwich Islands in the Southern Ocean, Ascension Island in the South Atlantic, and ...
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The Northern Sea Route, Russia's Coronary Artery

News Deeply - 28 Jul 2017
One prominent scholar, Leslie Dienes, described Russia as an archipelago, with its few “islands” or nodes of human settlement, economic activity and political power separated from each other by impassable terrain. But while ...
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Change of Governor of the Falkland Islands

MercoPress - 30 Jun 2017
Mr Nigel Phillips CBE has been appointed Governor of the in succession to Mr Colin Roberts CVO who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Phillips will take up his appointment in September 2017. As announced by the Foreign ...
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Drifting Antarctic iceberg A-68 opens up clear water

BBC News - 17 Jul 2017
"It will most likely follow a northeasterly course, heading roughly for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands," Dr Rackow told BBC News. "It will be very interesting to see whether the iceberg will move as expected, as a kind of 'reality-check ...

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