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South Georgia Island (Grytviken, British Antarctica)

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Region
Arctic - Antarctica

Local Time
2020-01-23 11:45

min: 25 °F (-4 °C) / max: 38 °F (4 °C) 36°F
2°C
Wind: 214°/ 5.5 m/s  Gust: 6.5 m/sWind: 214°/ 5.5 m/s  Gust: 6.5 m/sGentle breeze
5.5 m/s
Min / Max Temperature38 °F / 4 °C
25 °F / -4 °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
6 January, 2020
Monday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Eclipse
7 January, 2020
Tuesday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Eclipse
8 January, 2020
Wednesday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Eclipse
8 January, 2020
Wednesday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Cloud
8 January, 2020
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Fram
9 January, 2020
Thursday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Eclipse
9 January, 2020
Thursday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Cloud
9 January, 2020
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Fram
10 January, 2020
Friday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Cloud
10 January, 2020
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Fram
10 January, 2020
Friday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Eclipse
10 January, 2020
Friday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineGreg Mortimer
11 January, 2020
Saturday
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Cruises cruise lineHanseatic Nature
11 January, 2020
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Fram
11 January, 2020
Saturday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineGreg Mortimer
12 January, 2020
Sunday
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Cruises cruise lineHanseatic Nature
12 January, 2020
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Fram
12 January, 2020
Sunday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineGreg Mortimer
13 January, 2020
Monday
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Cruises cruise lineHanseatic Nature
13 January, 2020
Monday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineGreg Mortimer
20 January, 2020
Monday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMS Expedition
21 January, 2020
Tuesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMS Expedition
22 January, 2020
Wednesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMS Expedition
22 January, 2020
Wednesday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Explorer09:00
22 January, 2020
Wednesday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineL'Austral
23 January, 2020
Thursday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMS Expedition
23 January, 2020
Thursday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Explorer
23 January, 2020
Thursday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineL'Austral
24 January, 2020
Friday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Explorer19:00
24 January, 2020
Friday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineL'Austral
24 January, 2020
Friday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Eclipse
24 January, 2020
Friday
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Cruises cruise lineHanseatic Inspiration
25 January, 2020
Saturday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Eclipse
25 January, 2020
Saturday
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Cruises cruise lineHanseatic Inspiration
26 January, 2020
Sunday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Eclipse
27 January, 2020
Monday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Eclipse
28 January, 2020
Tuesday
Scenic Cruises Cruises cruise lineScenic Eclipse
29 January, 2020
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Fram
29 January, 2020
Wednesday
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Cruises cruise lineHanseatic Nature
30 January, 2020
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Fram
30 January, 2020
Thursday
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Cruises cruise lineHanseatic Nature
31 January, 2020
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Fram
31 January, 2020
Friday
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Cruises cruise lineHanseatic Nature
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