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  • Monday, August 31st 2020 - 09:37 UTC

    A Visitor's Guide: Frequently Asked Questions Where is South Georgia?

    King penguins at St Andrews Bay, South Georgia. [IAN PARKER, UNSPLASH]

    South Georgia is situated 800 miles SE of the Falkland Islands. The main island of South Georgia is approximately 170 km long and between 2 and 40 km wide and occupies an area of 3,755 km2, more than half of which is permanently ice covered. The coast is rich in wildlife and home to huge collies of penguins, seals and albatross.