South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands
During a later expedition he died just off the South Georgia coast, and his body was later returned to be buried here. Today, other than the extraordinary wildlife, the island is home to only a ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 16 Sep 2019 12:32:00 GMT
Falkland Islands: Argentina demands international support in bid to reclaim territory
ARGENTINA has stepped up its calls for increased international backing for its bid to reclaim the Falklands after the country's president once again raised the issue with the United Nations.
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Sep 2020 09:35:00 GMT
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands: Ever-popular penguins depicted on new series of 50-pence coins
The government and treasury of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands have launched (26th May) their first-ever numismatic series with a familiar and popular theme. As South Georgia and the ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 27 May 2020 19:23:00 GMT
South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands: Macaroni penguin featured on new, small-sized gold Proof coins
The Treasury of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands have released new gold Proof coins which include a motif that will be seen on colour-produced 50-pence coins released later this year as part ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 04 Aug 2020 11:41:00 GMT
5.1-magnitude quake hits South Sandwich Islands region -- USGS
(Xinhua) -- A 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted South Sandwich Islands region around 0354 GMT on Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The epicenter, with a depth of 35.0 km, was initially ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 20 Jun 2020 17:49:00 GMT
Watch out, Britain! Argentina launches new plot to take back control of Falkland Islands
ARGENTINA has stepped up its Falklands sovereignty push after a top government official said a series of new laws had paved the way for the eventual reclamation of the British overseas territory.
Publ.Date : Mon, 21 Sep 2020 08:07:00 GMT
HMS Montrose on patrol in South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands
The Royal Navy Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose?, with a crew of 185 made a several days patrol visit to South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, GSSI, waters in December. The ship is fulfilling ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 07 Sep 2020 17:10:00 GMT
Kiwi fisheries observer\'s seven-week trip turns into seven-month ordeal during Covid crisis
The Covid crisis has left more than 300,000 maritime workers across the world stranded, including a Kiwi fisheries oberver whose seven-week trip earlier this year turned into a seven-month-long ordeal ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 27 Sep 2020 10:05:00 GMT
BlackSky eyes niche role in geospatial intelligence market
approaches Grytviken in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. All ships entering Grytviken are required to pass a thorough COVID-19 screening process before entry is permitted. Credit ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 20 Sep 2020 17:01:00 GMT
Google Maps Says the Best Kebab Is on an Island Where No One Lives
If you?re swimming in the southern Atlantic Ocean and suddenly start craving for a kebab, Google Maps knows just the right place where you should take a break. The Main Island, which is part of ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 01 Sep 2020 06:16:00 GMT