Google Sightseeing: Grytviken

Way back in 2010, The Basement Geographer took a look at the abandoned whaling port of Grytviken on South Georgia, the world’s southernmost territorial capital. Now, thanks to the proliferation of Google Maps users uploading ‘photo spheres‘, we can examine parts of the old whaling station close up using Street View. It was natural to…

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Grytviken

Many people are well aware that Wellington, New Zealand is the southernmost national capital on the planet. But that definition does not include dependent territories (lands that aren’t independent but remain outside of the integral territory of any other state). For the answer to this query, we must travel to the intersection of the South Atlantic Ocean…

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