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Q: What Unique Features Does South Georgia Have?

Grytviken is surprisingly well-sheltered, and it has become a popular spot for couples that want a truly unique wedding. The highest peaks on the island are permanently covered in snow, and it is common to see icebergs in the water around South Georgia.

The local flora and fauna is a big draw, and stamp collectors may be able to purchase a couple of rare South Georgian stamps during their trip. This remote island’s topography is also very noteworthy, and it contains a spectacular central high alpine mountain range.

History is abundant here with tales of the early 20thcentury whaling to the exploits of the famous explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton. The main attraction is however the wildlife with an abundance that is second to none anywhere on planet Earth. It is truly a paradise for wildlife lovers! 

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