ladder hill
LADDER HILL
shot in 2004
Ladder Hill was the Tower Hill of St Helena
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JAMESTOWN
The Islands capital
A great view shot from my DJI Drone flying over Jamestown Harbour
Rupert Beach
RUPERT'S BEACH
Easily accessible and safe
Rupert's Beach a popular black sandy beach for days out.
Boer Cemetery
BOER CEMETERY
Individual graves aligned
Hillside burial ground cemetery at Knollcombes

Day: March 16, 2012

South Georgia marine reserve: a ‘land grab’ in the ocean?

The creation of a vast marine reserve around South Georgia could be seen as a way of grabbing territory for the UK, a political analyst has warned. “Given that Argentina claims sovereignty over the newly protected areas,” says Dr James Allan, “the British government’s decision is a reminder of how environmental matters are often closely …

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Old map goes online – but did they have felt-tips in 1907?

Need a free map of St Helena? A 1907 map has been published online on the Probert Encyclopaedia website, “perfect for school projects, presentations etc”. Anyone thinking of spending £9.99 on a high-quality version should note that it looks as if someone got a bit too happy with the felt-tip pens, with the result that …

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Argentine harrassment of Falklands is illegal, says UK

Argentina’s attempts to make life difficult for Falkland Islanders are “illegal”, says the UK government. The latest move has been a threat of legal action against companies exploring for oil in the islands. Its foreign minister, Hector Timerman, promised “administrative, civil and criminal” penalties, claiming Falklands oil belongs to Argentina. A Foreign Office spokeswoman said: …

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