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South Georgia Island Collection

"Exploring the Untamed Beauty of South Georgia Island

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Lonely Monument o Irish explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton

Lonely Monument o Irish explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton
circa 1922: The monument to Irish explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton on the main island of South Georgia. He died of a heart attack and was buried there in 1922, having returned to the spot on the Quest

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: South Georgia Island, Godthul. Close-up of juvenile elephant seal

South Georgia Island, Godthul. Close-up of juvenile elephant seal. Credit as Josh Anon / Jaynes Gallery / DanitaDelimont(Large format sizes available)

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: King penguins marching to sea to wash feathers

King penguins marching to sea to wash feathers
King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) adult birds marching to sea together for morning wash of feathers to maintain their insulating qualities

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: South Georgia Island, St. Andrews Bay, King Penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus)

South Georgia Island, St. Andrews Bay, King Penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) & Antarctic Fur Seal (Arctocephalus gazella)

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) beach master / bull roaring amongst females

Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) beach master / bull roaring amongst females and pups, in breeding colony. St Andrews Bay, South Georgia. October

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua) albino, Salisbury Island, South Georgia

Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua) albino, Salisbury Island, South Georgia

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: King penguins 1+Aptenodytes patagonicus+1 group of three on the shore, St. Andrews Bay

King penguins 1+Aptenodytes patagonicus+1 group of three on the shore, St. Andrews Bay, South Georgia. November

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: King penguins 1+Aptenodytes patagonicus+1. Grytviken, South Georgia. November

King penguins 1+Aptenodytes patagonicus+1. Grytviken, South Georgia. November

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Colonies of King penguins 1+Aptenodytes patagonicus+1 and Southern Elephant Seals

Colonies of King penguins 1+Aptenodytes patagonicus+1 and Southern Elephant Seals 1+Mirounga leonina+1 on beach at St. Andrews Bay, South Georgia. November

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: South Georgia pintail (Anas georgica georgica) swimming in front of Southern elephant seal

South Georgia pintail (Anas georgica georgica) swimming in front of Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina), male. Gold Harbour, South Georgia. October

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: An adult King penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) amongst a creche of chicks at

An adult King penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) amongst a creche of chicks at the breeding colony. Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: A breeding pair of King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) with their chick

A breeding pair of King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) with their chick. St Andrews Bay, South Georgia Island

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) congregate on the beach

King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) congregate on the beach, seeking a safe point to go into the sea, with male Southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina) blocking their path

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Southern elephant seals (Mirounga leoninar), on the beach at sunrise in Gold Harbor

Southern elephant seals (Mirounga leoninar), on the beach at sunrise in Gold Harbor, South Georgia, Polar Regions

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: King penguin oakum boy chicks (Aptenodytes patagonicus)

King penguin oakum boy chicks (Aptenodytes patagonicus), molting their down at Gold Harbor, South Georgia Island, Polar Regions

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Antarctica, Drake Passage. Window view of waves

Antarctica, Drake Passage. Window view of waves

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: South Georgia Island, Gold Harbour. King penguin colony

South Georgia Island, Gold Harbour. King penguin colony

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Southern Elephant Seals (Mirounga leonina) pup with mother. King Haakon Bay, South Georgia

Southern Elephant Seals (Mirounga leonina) pup with mother. King Haakon Bay, South Georgia. November

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Southern Elephant Seal bull (Mirounga leonina) close up portrait, King Haakon Bay, South Georgia

Southern Elephant Seal bull (Mirounga leonina) close up portrait, King Haakon Bay, South Georgia. November

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina), fight between two males, Saint Andrew, South Georgia

Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina), fight between two males, Saint Andrew, South Georgia

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Antarctic fur seal (Arctocephalus gazella), mother warning off curious juvenile

Antarctic fur seal (Arctocephalus gazella), mother warning off curious juvenile. Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) in background. Gold Harbour, South Georgia. October

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: King penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) colony. Right Whale Bay, South Georgia. September

King penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) colony. Right Whale Bay, South Georgia. September

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: King penguins along the shore at Gold Harbour on South Georgia Island

King penguins along the shore at Gold Harbour on South Georgia Island

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: King penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) colony. Right Whale Bay

King penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) colony. Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island Panoramic composite view

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: A panoramic composite image of a massive grouping of King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus)

A panoramic composite image of a massive grouping of King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) seeking shelter in the lee of small hills during a blizzard

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: RF -Two King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) head to head, South Georgia, South Atlantic

RF -Two King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) head to head, South Georgia, South Atlantic. (digitally stitched image) (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) breeding colony with adults and juveniles

King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) breeding colony with adults and juveniles, snowy mountains in background. Salisbury Plain, South Georgia. November 2018

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Drygalski Fjord, South Georgia. November. Digitally stitched panoramic image

Drygalski Fjord, South Georgia. November. Digitally stitched panoramic image

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Southern Fur Seal pup on South Georgia Island, Polar Regions

Southern Fur Seal pup on South Georgia Island, Polar Regions

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Three King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) resting in snowy conditions, South Georgia

Three King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) resting in snowy conditions, South Georgia

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: King Penguin Colony in South Georgia Island

King Penguin Colony in South Georgia Island
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Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) walk back to their breeding colony

King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) walk back to their breeding colony. Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Wandering albatross (Diomedea exulans) male, standing with wings spread in courtship display

Wandering albatross (Diomedea exulans) male, standing with wings spread in courtship display, Prion Island, South Georgia

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: King penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) colony at dawn, Salisbury Plain, South Georgia

King penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) colony at dawn, Salisbury Plain, South Georgia

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Three King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) reflections in water, Salisbury Plain

Three King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) reflections in water, Salisbury Plain, South Georgia, Southern Ocean

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Juvenile Southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina) practice fighting near a King penguin

Juvenile Southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina) practice fighting near a King penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) colony, Gold Harbour, South Georgia Island

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: King penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) caught between two huge Southern elephant seals

King penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) caught between two huge Southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina) Gold Harbour, South Georgia Island

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) resting, portrait, Gold Harbour, South Georgia Island

Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) resting, portrait, Gold Harbour, South Georgia Island

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: A total solar eclipse over the Southern ocean between South Georgia and the Falkland Islands

A total solar eclipse over the Southern ocean between South Georgia and the Falkland Islands. 4 December, 2021

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: King penguins hugging each other with their necks, mating ritual, South Georgia Island, Antarctica

King penguins hugging each other with their necks, mating ritual, South Georgia Island, Antarctica
Close-up of two king penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) entwined together and hugging each other with their necks in mating ritual; South Georgia Island, Antarctica

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Snow and ice covered Antarctic fur seals (Arctocephalus gazella) play and rest

Snow and ice covered Antarctic fur seals (Arctocephalus gazella) play and rest, as winds blow spindrift across the ground. St Andrews Bay, South Georgia Island

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Antarctic fur seals (Arctocephalus gazella) resting on mounds of tussock grass surrounded

Antarctic fur seals (Arctocephalus gazella) resting on mounds of tussock grass surrounded by snow, Prion Island, South Georgia Island

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: King penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) chicks gathered in a creche, Fortuna Bay

King penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) chicks gathered in a creche, Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Light-mantled sooty albatross (Phoebetria palpebrata) flying over Elsehul Bay

Light-mantled sooty albatross (Phoebetria palpebrata) flying over Elsehul Bay, South Georgia Island

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Leopard seal (Hydrurga leptonyx) rests, with King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus

Leopard seal (Hydrurga leptonyx) rests, with King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) in the background. Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: South Georgia pintail (Anas georgica georgica) yawning, Ocean Harbour

South Georgia pintail (Anas georgica georgica) yawning, Ocean Harbour, South Georgia Island

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) male, rests and yawns on the snow

Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) male, rests and yawns on the snow. Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island

Background imageSouth Georgia Island Collection: Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) male rests in a shallow lagoon

Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) male rests in a shallow lagoon. St Andrews Bay, South Georgia Island



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"Exploring the Untamed Beauty of South Georgia Island: A Captivating Journey" Embarking on a journey to South Georgia Island feels like stepping into a world frozen in time. As you wander through its rugged landscapes, you'll come across the lonely monument dedicated to Irish explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, a testament to his indomitable spirit. In Godthul, your heart will skip a beat as you encounter a close-up of juvenile elephant seals basking lazily under the sun. Their innocent eyes and playful demeanor are simply enchanting. But it is the sight of King penguins marching majestically towards the sea that truly takes your breath away. Like an army on a mission, they waddle with purpose, ready to cleanse their feathers in the cool waters. St. Andrews Bay becomes their stage, where thousands upon thousands gather in harmony. Amidst this grand spectacle lies another heartwarming scene – a devoted king penguin feeding its chick at St. Andrews Bay. The bond between parent and offspring is palpable; it's an image that encapsulates love and resilience against nature's harshest challenges. Further along the shore, amidst Southern Elephant Seals vying for dominance, one bull stands out as he roars mightily amongst his harem of females. It's an awe-inspiring display of power and authority that leaves you humbled by Mother Nature's creations. And then there are surprises waiting around every corner – like encountering an albino Gentoo Penguin on Salisbury Island. Its unique appearance serves as a reminder that beauty comes in all forms. As you continue your exploration, groups of King penguins grace Grytviken with their regal presence during November—a true feast for both eyes and soul. The colonies formed by these majestic creatures alongside Southern Elephant Seals create scenes straight out of dreams—an abundance of life thriving harmoniously against all odds.