Glaciers Ebb on South Georgia Island
Frequent cloud cover in the southern Atlantic Ocean often obscures satellite images of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. But occasionally the clouds give way. On September 14, 2016, the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 captured ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 Apr 2017 11:21:00 GMT
Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Visokoi Island in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 151 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (94 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 09:05:40 / April 2, 2017 @ 9:05 am.
Publ.Date : Thu, 13 Apr 2017 23:34:00 GMT
Toothfish Day celebration in South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands
South Georgia Toothfish Fishery is recognized as one of the best managed fisheries in the world and has been certified by MSC for over ten years. FPV Pharos SG, undertakes regular patrols to prevent illegal fishing in South Georgia waters. Every country ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 14 Apr 2017 08:56:00 GMT
South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands: Elephant Seal Featured on New Color-Toned Titanium Coin
On December 6, the government and treasury of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands issued a new coin within their popular color-tinted titanium series. Their latest coin highlights wildlife prevalent in the South Atlantic, found on remote southern ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:56:07 GMT
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Map
To see South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands in the world map, one will have to look right down and then concentrate in the area near the bottom-right of the South American continent. These islands are visible as tiny dots in an arc shape.
Publ.Date : Mon, 17 Apr 2017 15:45:48 GMT
South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands: Blue Whale Features on Latest Titanium ?Marine Life? Coin
The government and treasury of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands have issued three new coins in the ongoing Marine Life series, which features some the most amazing wildlife found in and around the South Atlantic Ocean. The territory issued a ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:00:00 GMT