Sites & cities that bear the name of King Edward Point

King Edward Point

Today in : South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
First trace of activity : 1906 C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : KEP

Description : King Edward Point (also known as KEP) is a permanent British Antarctic Survey research station on South Georgia island and is the capital of the British Overseas Territory of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. It is situated in Cumberland East Bay on the northeastern coast of the island. The settlement is the smallest capital in the world by population. It is sometimes confusingly referred to as Grytviken, which is the site of the disused whaling station, nearby at the head of King Edward Cove.

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