Grytviken, South Georgia

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Grytviken was originally established as a whaling station back in 1904 and during its first season operating 195 whales were landed here. At its peak, Grytviken was home to over 300 persons and substantially reduced the whale population in the waters surrounding¬†the island. The settlement is famously known as the end of Shackleton’s fateful journey…

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