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Fortuna Glacier

Shauna, Ready to Kayak!

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Fortuna Glacier

- Fortuna Glacier is a tidewater glacier at the mouth of Cumberland Bay on the island of South Georgia. It flows in a northeast direction to its terminus just west of Cape Best, with an eastern distributary almost reaching the west side of Fortuna Bay, on the north coast of South Georgia. It was named in about 1912, presumably after the whale catcher Fortuna,and is notable for two major events in the 20th Century. 1916 In mid-April 1915, explorer Ernest Shackleton's ship Endurance, carrying the 27…

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