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South Georgia location map

South Georgia

The island of South Georgia lies in the southern Atlantic Ocean. More than half of it is covered by glaciers. The highest peak, Mount Paget (2935m) in the Allardyce Range in the center of the island can be seen in the middle of this view.

View: South Georgia
Location: Lon -34.734°
Lat -54.594°
Altitude: 19 km
Direction: 275°
Camera Angle: 40°
User Rating: 2.8
Location Map:    Visible Topography
South Georgia location map
South Georgia

Visitor comments:

by Malcolm posted on Sat Jun 30 2007 09:57:56
Very thorough representation of the glacier coverage on the island. Shows the wind sheltered northeast side and harbors well. Good detail.
by Ben posted on Wed Jun 13 2007 11:42:26
Thank you very very much for showing this image its fascinating to see such a remote and little known place like this!
by Peter from Canada posted on Thu Dec 28 2006 07:51:50
This is a very interesting picture, but I expected to see more ice in the water. Thanks for making this public, it is very interesting and fun to view.

Peter Hanson
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