Atlantic Ocean
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands

2004

"Aspects of South Georgia"

The backgrounds of the four rows are showing a panoramic view from:

The Cumberland Bay, the Bird Island, the Drygalsky Fjord and the King Haakon Bay.

1906
HMS Sappho visits Grytviken

1911
Norwegian Reindeer Intrudoced

1912
Largest Blue Whale Landed (35.5 m)

1916
Shackleton's Island Crossing

1922
Shackleton's Memorial Cross

1925
Discovery Investigations

1938
First powered flight over South Georgia.

1943
Operation Tabarin

1957
Duke of Edinburgh Visits

1958
Bird Island Research Station

1964
Mount Paget Climbed

1982
Liberation of the Island

1985
Royal Charter and Crest

1992
Museum Inaugurated

2001
Applied Fishery Research

2003
Grytviken Remedial Work

www.mountainstamp.com  Aspects of South Georgia stamp sheet issued 2004

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, 2004.

 

 

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