South Georgia

  • Macaroni Penguins
    Macaroni Penguins
    Eudyptes chrysolophus
    Hercules Bay, South Georgia, January 7, 2009
    2009-01-07#0067
    Larry Jackson
  • Macaroni Penguins
    Macaroni Penguins
    Eudyptes chrysolophus - coming and going in the waves.
    Hercules Bay, South Georgia, January 7, 2009
    2009-01-07#0071
    Larry Jackson
  • Waterfall
    Waterfall
    Hercules Bay, South Georgia, January 7, 2009
    2009-01-07#0082
    Larry Jackson
  • Arctic Tern
    Arctic Tern
    Sterna paradisaea
    Grytviken, King Edward Cove, South Georgia, January 7, 2009
    2009-01-07#0089
    Larry Jackson
  • Grytviken
    Grytviken
    We landed at King Edward Point and walked in rain to this whaling  station.
    King Edward Cove, South Georgia, January 7, 2009
    2009-01-07#0091
    Larry Jackson
  • Sealing Vessels 'Albatros' & 'Dias'
    Sealing Vessels 'Albatros' & 'Dias'
    Seals were also harvested for oil and almost hunted to extinction .
    Grytviken, King Edward Cove, South Georgia, January 7, 2009
    2009-01-07#0098
    Larry Jackson
  • South Georgia Museum
    South Georgia Museum
    The whaling station buildings have been removed for safety and to get rid of asbestos.
    Grytviken, King Edward Cove, South Georgia, January 7, 2009
    2009-01-07#0099
    Larry Jackson
  • Sealing Vessels 'Albatros' & 'Dias'
    Sealing Vessels 'Albatros' & 'Dias'
    Polar Star in the background at King Edward Point.
    Grytviken, King Edward Cove, South Georgia, January 7, 2009
    2009-01-07#0100
    Larry Jackson
  • Processing Equipment
    Processing Equipment
    Most of the equipment would have been inside buildings insulated from the cold with asbestos.
    Grytviken, King Edward Cove, South Georgia, January 7, 2009
    2009-01-07#0101
    Larry Jackson
  • Digesters
    Digesters
    Grytviken, King Edward Cove, South Georgia, January 7, 2009
    2009-01-07#0102
    Larry Jackson
  • Winch
    Winch
    used to drag whales ashore for processing.
    Grytviken, King Edward Cove, South Georgia, January 7, 2009
    2009-01-07#0104
    Larry Jackson
  • Church
    Church
    Built in 1913 with Shackleton's grave nearby.
    Grytviken, King Edward Cove, South Georgia, January 7, 2009
    2009-01-07#0105
    Larry Jackson
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