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The South Georgia Gazetteer

Ever wondered how a place on South Georgia got its name? The Antarctic Placenames Committee (APC) maintains the gazetteer for the South Georgia Government. You can see it on the APC website HERE that is managed …
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The Defence of South Georgia in World War II

Robert Burton wrote this article for the Falkland Islands Journal in 2020. It describes the history of the gun emplacements at Leith and Grytviken, which were installed to protect the then-vital whaling industry for the second …
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April 2021 Newsletter Published

The South Georgia Association’s April 2021 Newsletter has been published. Attached are the 2021 audited accounts summary and a cut-out-and-make model of the RRS James Clark Ross, which features in the Newsletter. Members’ copies will be in …
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Cover of the GSGSSI Protect Sustain Inspire Document 2021

Five-Year Plan for South Georgia Published

The Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands GSGSSI) has just published a new strategy for managing the island over the next five years. It does not go into much detail of specific policies …
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The SGA organises events for members to get together and meet, as well as to learn about subjects of interest about South Georgia.

Under the present circumstances we have been organising online talks in place of real get-togethers, but watch this space!


We produce a Magazine twice a year for members. Click HERE to see past editions

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