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Tag: South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

  • Tuesday, December 6th 2016 - 08:09 UTC

    South Georgia coin to celebrate centenary of Endurance Expedition

    The reverse design shows the tall ship Endurance stuck in the ice in the background, with the crew pulling the sled on the ice pack in the foreground.

    The government and treasury of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands issued a new Crown coin that pays tribute to and celebrates the centenary anniversary of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, also known as the Endurance Expedition. The expedition was named after its ship and is considered by some to be the last major expedition of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.