South Georgia Scenery

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Approaching South Georgia, you are greeted by a scene of rocks and cliffs rising dramatically out fo the sea. Often, the mountains will be covered in low cloud and sometimes the whole coast line will be shrouded in mist. High ground is covered by snow all year round.
Photograph courtesy Juanita and Henry Zeinstra of Michigan U.S.A.
Icebergs, some originating from many hundreds of miles away on the Antarctic mainland, some having broken off glaciers on the island, can be found grounded on the coastline and inlets. Glaciers reach down to the waters of the many bays and inlets, melting to leave a milky water containing the debris from the mountains.