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South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands: their conservation and management
Hall, H (2007) South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands: their conservation and management. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 141 (1). pp. 33-34. ISSN 0080-4703
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South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands are administered by the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands Government, based in the Falkland Islands. Heavily glaciated South Georgia provides a land base for myriad seals and penguins. Responsible ship-based tourism is encouraged. The South Sandwich Islands, actively volcanic, consist of a 390-km-long chain of 11 main islands. Fisheries in the South Georgia Maritime Zone are managed using an ecosystem approach aiming to conserve the marine environment.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 33-34|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Additional Information:||Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Date Deposited:||17 May 2012 04:18|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:31|
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