Websites

Here is a small selection of websites that concentrate on South Georgia issues. If you have any suggestions for any websites that you think members would be interested in, please do get in touch HERE.

South Georgia Government
http://www.gov.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 (SGHT) is a charitable body that manages the museum at Grytviken and undertakes conservation projects on the island.
SGHT Shop
https://www.sghtonline.gs
Profits contribute towards the work of the The South Georgia Heritage Trust (SGHT)
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.
Dictionary of Falklands Biography including South Georgia
falklandsbiographies.org/home
Detailed biographies of key figures in Falkland Islands and South Georgia history. It is frequently updated as new information becomes available.
South Georgia’s Cemeteries
www.cems.wildisland.gs
Documentation of the cemeteries on South Georgia, burials/losses at sea, ashes.
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.violatrawler.net
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.
Athy Heritage Centre Museum
www.athyheritagecentre-museum.ie
Includes information about the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School in Athy.
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