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Grytviken, South Georgia Island

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Grytviken, South Georgia Island
The tiny settlement of Grytviken sits at the head of a sheltered cove. The town museum displays artifacts from the island's history of industry and exploration. Among its noted visitors was Captain James Cook in 1775. Grytviken contains the ruins of a whaling station established in 1904. There is also a small church built in 1913, and the cemetery where the polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton was buried.

Language: English     Currency: Pound Sterling (GBP)


Grytviken, South Georgia Island Weather
Temperature (Fahrenheit)

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 46 47 45 40 35 33 32 34 37 39 42 43
Low 39 40 38 34 30 28 27 28 30 32 35 37
Average 43 44 42 37 33 30 30 31 34 36 39 40
Temperature (Celsius)

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 8 8 7 4 2 1 0 1 3 4 6 6
Low 4 4 3 1 -1 -2 -3 -2 -1 0 2 3
Average 6 7 6 3 1 -1 -1 -1 1 2 4 4
Precipitation

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Inches 3.8 5 5.6 5.7 6 5.4 5.7 5.5 4.3 3.7 3.7 3.4
Centimeters 10 13 14 14 15 14 14 14 11 9 9 9



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