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Derivation of the word metkassie A ‘metkassie’ is a nickname long given to meteorological technicians at South Africa’s southern weather stations, including at Marion Island. In pre-plastic days, and with the original need for man-handling cargo ashore across a boulder beach prior to the cliff top cranes at Gunner’s Point, supplies came ashore on Marion […]

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At its most recent meeting held in Brazil this May the international Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels (ACAP) agreed to initiate a World Albatross Day to aid in giving greater visibility to the conservation crisis that continues to face albatrosses and petrels.  The inaugural World Albatross Day is set to be celebrated […]

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ALSA would like to wish you a very happy birthday on Gough Island.             Anche Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, 22 May 2019.

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Gough Island Birthdays

ALSA would like to wish you a very happy birthday on Gough Island.   Anche Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, 10 May 2019.

Gough IslandNewsTeams

ALSA would like to wish you a very happy birthday on Gough Island.   Anche Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, 05 May 2019.

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Gough Island Birthdays

ALSA would like to wish you a very happy birthday on Gough Island.   Anche Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, 28 April 2019.

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Gough Island Birthdays

ALSA would like to wish you a very happy birthday on Gough Island.   Anche Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, 05 April 2019.

Gough IslandNewsTeams

ALSA would like to wish you a very happy birthday on Gough Island.   Anche Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, 02 January 2019.

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Gough Island Birthdays

ALSA would like to wish you a very happy birthday on Gough Island.   Anche Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, 30 December 2018.

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Gough Island Birthdays

ALSA would like to wish you a very happy birthday on Gough Island.   Anche Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, 01 November 2018.