Seal Hunting

Sites where commercial seal hunting has taken or still takes place.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Heard and McDonald Islands 1855-1880
High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago Kvarken Archipelago: seals were hunted in the past by locals, there's a display on it in the TerraNova museum in Vaasa
Ilulissat Icefjord
Macquarie Island 1810-1920
Sub-Antarctic Islands Campbell Island (1810-1840s); island was discovered in 1810 by Captain Frederick Hasselborough of the sealing brig Perseverance


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  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
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  5. Be explained, with reference to a source