Links

South Georgia Government

www.sgisland.gs

The Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands website contains essential information for visitors, current news, and details of Government policy

South Georgia Heritage Trust

www.sght.org

The South Georgia Heritage trust is a charitable body that manages the museum at Grytviken and undertakes conservation projects on the island.

South Georgia Museum

www.sgmuseum.gs

Take a virtual tour and view some of the exhibits at the museum website.

Wikipedia entry

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Georgia_and_the_South_Sandwich_Islands

View (and contribute) to the Wikipedia entry for South Georgia.

South Georgia GIS

www.sggis.gov.gs

The South Georgia Geographic Information System (GIS) is a web-based visualisation and management tool, displaying information from a database of the wildlife, human history and changing physical environment of the island.

South Georgia Surveys

www.southgeorgiasurveys.org

South Georgia Surveys work to protect and monitor the native wildlife populations of the island.

Weather at King Edward Point

http://www.wildisland.gs/sgmet/index.html

See whether the island's residents are sunning themselves on the beach or dodging the showers - updated hourly!

British Antarctic Survey

www.bas.ac.uk

BAS operates the research stations at King Edward Point and Bird Island.

The vascular flora of South Georgia

www.antarctica.ac.uk/met/jds/natural_history/bird_island/KEP_FLORA.htm

List of plants commonly found on the island, with photos.

Invasion of South Georgia

www.britains-smallwars.com/Falklands/Operation-Paraquat.html

An account of the retaking of South Georgia during the Falklands conflict.

UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum

www.ukotcf.org/territories/sgssi.htm

The UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum promotes the conservation of the diverse and increasingly threatened plant and animal species and natural habitats of the UK Overseas Territories.

Friends of Dias

www.viola-dias.org

The Friends of Viola/Dias are working to secure the preservation and restoration of the 'Dias', which lies at Grytviken, and was originally built in Hull as the steam trawler 'Viola'.

South Georgia pictures

www.mclaren.gs

A personal collection of photographs from around the island.