Panoramas of South Georgia Island
Photographs from South Georgia Island
Stromness Bay on the coast of South Georgia.
Mountains (closeup) near Stromness Bay. South Georgia Island.
Whaling Station at Stromness, South Georgia
The former Stromness Whaling Station on South Georgia Island operated from 1913 to 1961 when it was abandoned due to a lack of whales.
Sir Ernest Shackleton arrived on foot at the Stromness Whaling Station on South Georgia Island in May 1916 after a harrowing 1,300-kilometer small boat journey from Elephant Island.
Whaling Station Stromness Ruins
Stromness Whaling Station – Salvation for Ernest Shackleton, Tom Crean and Frank Worsley in 1916, now in ruins.
The South Georgia government forbids entry to this old, rusting whaling station. Even approaching within 200 metres is forbidden due to the risk of corrugated iron sheets flying in the wind.
Ruins of Stromness Whaling Station, which was manned from 1913 to 1961.
Grytviken, South Georgia – Burial place of Sir Ernest Shackleton
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