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Whaling Station Ruins
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Whaling Station Ruins
Whaling Station Ruins

A small part of the complex machinery needed to process whale oil rusts in the harbor at the whaling station in Grytviken on South Georgia Island. The station was built in 1904 by Norwegian-born British citizen, Captain Carl Larsen with Argentinian financing. It reached its peak in the 1920s and finally closed in 1966. The site is being restored as a historic reminder of whaling days. Our cruise ship lies in the background.


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Dominick M. Dimacale
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    Great find and presentation, Wally.


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4/23/2008 4:02:23 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Wonderful!!!

4/23/2008 4:16:40 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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WOW! Didn't know that was there...excellent shot!

4/23/2008 4:53:30 AM

 
Deb Koskovich
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Incredible clarity!

4/23/2008 5:00:30 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Very nicely composed and captured Wally!! Jeff

4/23/2008 5:02:36 AM

 
Joy Rector
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love the detail

4/23/2008 5:42:21 AM

 
Anne M. Young
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Super shot - love the detail...

4/23/2008 6:55:43 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Wow! Beautiful colors, comp and clarity Wally!

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4/24/2008 11:36:16 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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Congratulations on your FINALIST!!!!

5/19/2008 9:40:02 AM

 
Dr Silly
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Congrats Wally on your finalist. :O)

5/19/2008 10:35:57 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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This is a really neat shot Wally... I love it!!

Congrats!!

5/19/2008 12:20:09 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations again!

5/19/2008 2:01:04 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congratultions, Wally!

5/19/2008 3:18:56 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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Way to go Wally on the win.. :-)

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5/19/2008 4:07:38 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Wow, I came to congratulate you on your finalist, and by the time I opened the photo, it was a winner! Fantastic work, Wally--amazing how you made a big old piece of machinery look so beautiful. And with the cruise ship in the corner, adding a neat contrast and balance--love it! Oh yeah, and congratulations ... on your WIN! :)

5/19/2008 4:11:12 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Congrats on your winner Wally!

5/19/2008 4:24:27 PM

 
Eugenio Diaz

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Congratulations on your Beautiful Winner!
Well done!!!

5/19/2008 4:47:45 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your win!! So unique Wally!

5/19/2008 8:17:46 PM

 
Les Rhoades
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Congratulations on your BIG win!

5/19/2008 8:46:08 PM

 
Cesar J. La Rosa
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Congratulations on your well-deserved Win, Wally!!!
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5/19/2008 9:11:44 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Congratulations on your winner, Wally!

5/19/2008 9:16:32 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big Big congrats on your awesome winner Wally :O)

5/19/2008 9:57:01 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Wonderful capture, congrats on your win!

5/19/2008 10:04:13 PM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big congrats Wally for your second place winner.

5/20/2008 3:48:13 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!
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"The April Winners"

5/20/2008 7:54:33 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Way to cruise into the winners circle Wally! Congrats on your terrific image and win!!

5/20/2008 7:58:09 AM

 
Susan Fox
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Congrats on your wonderful win Wally!

5/20/2008 5:31:37 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations on your beautiful win, Wally!!

5/20/2008 11:54:30 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Interesting, beautiful and well made. Congrats Wally!!!

5/21/2008 3:41:28 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations, Wally!!!!

5/21/2008 4:37:21 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Wally on your Fabulous Win.


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5/22/2008 3:33:08 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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A Beauty!!!! Congrats!

5/22/2008 11:51:50 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Congratulations Wally!! WTG :0)

5/23/2008 8:13:14 PM

 
ronda chatelle
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Magnificent image Wally! Congratulations on your winning recognition!!!

5/29/2008 10:59:18 PM

 
Susan M. Smith
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I love reading the history behind T&P shots like these Wally! Thanks so much for sharing that part of the world and congratulations on your win for this wonderful capture!

6/17/2008 9:08:25 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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Belated but big congratulations on this wonderful work Wally!!

6/20/2008 12:21:47 AM

 
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