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Sealing Site Archaeology Expedition Talk

20 May 2021 7:30 pm 9:00 pm BST


20 May 2021
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm BST


South Georgia Association
South Georgia Heritage Trust

NB 1930 start time is BST, ie 1830 UTC/GMT

Marcus Brittain from the university of Cambridge will be talking online about the recent SGHT Archaeological Expedition that the SGA helped with. In 2019 they examined a number of sealing sites around South Georgia, uncovering a surprising amount of history. Bob Burton from the SGHT will tell us a little about what the fur seal fur was used for, and why the sealers were prepared to travel so far to procure them.

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