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Whale oil tanks at former whaling base Grytviken, South Georgia

Whale oil tanks at former whaling base Grytviken, South Georgia

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Uploaded 14 Jan 2017 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2017
From collection: South Georgia
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
While sealing and whaling practices have now ceased, South Georgia continues to suffer from the long-term impact of human inhabitation – the ongoing devastation of South Georgia’s bird population by the introduced Norway brown rat. The South Georgia Heritage Trust (SGHT) aims to work with all who wish to preserve the island’s natural and historical heritage for future generations.
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