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South Georgia Island (Grytviken, British Antarctica)

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Region
Arctic - Antarctica

Local Time
2020-02-21 06:10

min: 36 °F (2 °C) / max: 41 °F (5 °C) 37°F
2.9°C
Wind: 128°/ 1.5 m/s  Gust: 1.6 m/sWind: 128°/ 1.5 m/s  Gust: 1.6 m/sVery Light
1.5 m/s
Min / Max Temperature41 °F / 5 °C
36 °F / 2 °C

South Georgia Island is part of "South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands" British overseas territory, located in southern Atlantic Ocean. It is an inhospitable, remote collection of islands, that consists of South Georgia (the largest) and a chain of smaller isles (known as "South Sandwich Islands").

The island South Georgia has length of 165 km (103 ml) and width up to 35 km (22 ml). South Sandwich Islands are located approx 700 km (430 ml) to the southeast. Territory's total land area is approx 3903 km2 (1507 ml2).

South Georgia Island (UK Antarctica)) cruise port

There is no permanent population on South Georgia. The present inhabitants include Deputy Postmaster, UK Government Officer, scientists, support staff (from British Antarctic Survey).

  • In 1775, the British claimed sovereignty over South Georgia, and in 1908 - over South Sandwich Islands.
  • In 1927, Argentina claimed South Georgia and in 1938 - South Sandwich Islands.
  • In 1985 was formed the Overseas Territory "South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands". Previously it was governed as part of Falkland Islands Dependencies.

South Georgia Island (Antarctica)) penguins

From 1976 until 1982 (when closed by the Royal Navy), Argentina maintained the Corbeta Uruguay naval station (on Thule Island) in South Sandwich Islands. The country's claim over South Georgia contributed to 1982 Falklands War. During the war, Argentine forces occupied the island. The country continues to claim sovereignty over South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands.

Shag Rocks (aka Islas Aurora) are 6 small-sized islands located west of South Georgia Island.

South Georgia Island cruise terminal

Cruise ships to South Georgia Island dock (anchor) at King Edward Point (the capital) and some may also stop at Grytviken. Both are port towns located on the island's western coast.

Port South Georgia Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
1 February, 2020
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Fram
2 February, 2020
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Fram
9 February, 2020
Sunday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Explorer09:00
9 February, 2020
Sunday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Soleal
10 February, 2020
Monday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Soleal
10 February, 2020
Monday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Explorer
10 February, 2020
Monday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Boreal
11 February, 2020
Tuesday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Soleal
11 February, 2020
Tuesday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Explorer19:00
11 February, 2020
Tuesday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Boreal
12 February, 2020
Wednesday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Boreal
14 February, 2020
Friday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Lyrial
15 February, 2020
Saturday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Lyrial
19 February, 2020
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Fram
20 February, 2020
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Fram
20 February, 2020
Thursday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMS Expedition
21 February, 2020
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Fram
21 February, 2020
Friday
Quark Expeditions Cruises cruise lineOcean Adventurer
21 February, 2020
Friday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMS Expedition
22 February, 2020
Saturday
Quark Expeditions Cruises cruise lineOcean Endeavour
22 February, 2020
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Fram
22 February, 2020
Saturday
Quark Expeditions Cruises cruise lineOcean Adventurer
22 February, 2020
Saturday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMS Expedition
23 February, 2020
Sunday
Quark Expeditions Cruises cruise lineOcean Endeavour
23 February, 2020
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Fram
23 February, 2020
Sunday
Quark Expeditions Cruises cruise lineOcean Adventurer
23 February, 2020
Sunday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMS Expedition
24 February, 2020
Monday
Quark Expeditions Cruises cruise lineOcean Endeavour
26 February, 2020
Wednesday
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Cruises cruise lineHanseatic Inspiration
27 February, 2020
Thursday
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Cruises cruise lineHanseatic Inspiration
28 February, 2020
Friday
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Cruises cruise lineHanseatic Inspiration
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