The old whaling station at Grytviken

The old whaling station at Grytviken

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Credit: ASHLEY COOPER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: The old whaling station at Grytviken on South Georgia. In its 58 years of operation, it handled 53,761 slaughtered whales, producing 455,000 tons of whale oil and 192,000 tons of whale meat.

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