South Georgia

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We have been unable to wash since we left the ship, nearly ten months ago. For one thing we have no soap or towels, only bare necessities being brought with us; and, again, had we possessed these articles, our supply of fuel would only permit us to melt enough ice for drinking purposes. Had one man washed, half a dozen would have to go without a drink all day.

Ernest Shackleton:'South'(1916)

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Profile: South Georgia

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- Industry and manufacturing

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- Time

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Key Facts

Key Facts:

Key Facts
Official name: South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI)
Head of State: Queen Elizabeth II, represented by Commissioner Colin Roberts (resides in Falkland Islands) (from 29 Apr 2014)
Head of government: Commissioner Colin Roberts (resides in Falkland Islands)
Area: 3,755 square km
Population: 20 (2004) (British Antarctic Survey (BAS) scientists)
Capital: King Edward Point (administrative centre)
Official language: English
Currency: Falkland Islands pound or pound sterling (FI£ or £) = 100 pence
Exchange rate: FI£ or £0.65 per US$ (Nov 2015); (pegged to pound sterling)

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