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Research stations in Antarctica

Index Research stations in Antarctica

A number of governments maintain permanent research stations in Antarctica and these bases are widely distributed. [1]

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Dobrowolski Polar Station, Aboa (research station), Adélie Land, Adelaide Island, Admiralty Bay (South Shetland Islands), Ahlmann Ridge, Alexander Island, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Amery Ice Shelf, Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station, Antarctic, Antarctic field camps, Antarctic ice sheet, Antarctic Plateau, Antarctic Treaty System, Antarctica New Zealand, Anvers Island, Arctic, Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, Ardley Island, Argentina, Argentine Navy, Artigas Base, Asuka Station (Antarctica), Atka Iceport, Australian Antarctic Division, Île de la Possession, Barry Island (Debenham Islands), Base Aérea Teniente Benjamín Matienzo, Base General Bernardo O'Higgins Riquelme, Base Presidente Eduardo Frei Montalva, Base Primavera, Beaver Lake (Antarctica), Belgrano I Base, Belgrano II Base, Belgrano III Base, Bellingshausen Station, Berkner Island, Bharati (research station), Bird Island, South Georgia, Borg Massif, Brazilian Antarctic Program, British Antarctic Survey, Brockton Station (Antarctica), Brown Station, Brunt Ice Shelf, Bulgarian Antarctic Institute, Bunger Hills, Byrd Station, Campbell Island, New Zealand, ..., Cape Adare, Cape Evans, Cape Geddes, Cape Legoupil, Cape Margerie, Cape Shirreff, Captain Arturo Prat Base, Captain Pieter J. Lenie Base, Carlini Base, Carsten Borchgrevink, Casey Station, Cámara Base, Chilean Air Force, Chilean Antarctic Expedition, Chilean Army, Chilean Navy, Coats Land, Collins Base, Comandante Ferraz Antarctic Station, Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, Concordia Station, Coordinate system, Dakshin Gangotri, Dakshin Gangotri Glacier, Danco Island, Davis Sea, Davis Station, Daylight saving time, Deception Island, Deception Station, Demographics of Antarctica, Detaille Island, Doctor Guillermo Mann Base, Dome A, Dome C, Dome F, Doumer Island, Drifting ice station, Dry stone, Drygalski Island, Dumont d'Urville Station, Dundee Island, East Antarctica, East Base, East Ongul Island, ECARE, Edith Ronne Land, Ellsworth Land, Ellsworth Station, Emona Anchorage, ENEA (Italy), Ernest Shackleton, Esperanza Base, Estación Polar Científica Conjunta Glaciar Unión, Falkland Islands, Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition, Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf, Fildes Peninsula, Fimbul Ice Shelf, Fossil Bluff, French Antarctic Expedition, French Polar Institute, Fundația Antarctică Română, Gabriel de Castilla Base, Gabriel González Videla, Galindez Island, George Newnes, German Aerospace Center, González Videla Antarctic Base, Goudier Island, Gough Island, Graham Land, Great Wall Station (Antarctica), Greenpeace, Greenwich Island, Half Moon Island, Halley Research Station, Henryk Arctowski Polish Antarctic Station, Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration, Hope Bay, Horseshoe Island (Antarctica), Indian Antarctic Program, Instituto Antártico Argentino, Instituto Antártico Chileno, International Polar Foundation, James Marr (biologist), James Ross Island, Jang Bogo Station, Jinnah Antarctic Station, Juan Carlos I Antarctic Base, Julio Ripamondi Base, Kaiser Wilhelm II Land, Kerguelen Islands, King Edward Point, King George Island (South Shetland Islands), King Sejong Station, Kohnen Station, Komsomolskaya (Antarctic research station), Kunlun Station (Antarctica), Larsemann Hills, Lassiter Coast, Laurie Island, Law Dome, Law-Racoviță Station, Lazarev Ice Shelf, Leningradskaya Station, List of Antarctic expeditions, List of research stations in the Arctic, Little America (exploration base), Livingston Island, Mac. Robertson Land, Machu Picchu Base, Maitri, Maldonado Base, Marambio Base, Marie Byrd Land, Masaryk University, Mateev Cove, Mawson Station, McMurdo Station, Melchior Base, Melchior Islands, Mendel Polar Station, MetService, Mirny Station, Mizuho Plateau, Mizuho Station (Antarctica), Molodyozhnaya Station (Antarctica), Mortar (masonry), National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, National Antarctic Research Program, National Antarctic Scientific Center of Ukraine, National Institute of Polar Research (Japan), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Research Council (Italy), National Science Foundation, Nelson Island (South Shetland Islands), Neumayer-Station II, Neumayer-Station III, New Swabia, Norway, Norwegian Polar Institute, Norwegian–British–Swedish Antarctic Expedition, Novolazarevskaya Station, Oates Coast, Operation Tabarin, Orcadas Base, Pakistan Antarctic Programme, Palmer Station, Paradise Harbor, Petrel Base, Plateau Station, Polar Research Institute of China, Polish Academy of Sciences, Port Lockroy, Port Martin, Prince Charles Mountains, Prince Edward Islands, Princess Elisabeth Antarctica, Princess Elizabeth Land, Princess Martha Coast, Princess Ragnhild Coast, Profesor Julio Escudero Base, Progress Station, Prospect Point (Antarctica), Prydz Bay, Queen Mary Land, Queen Maud Land, Research station, Risopatrón Base, Roald Amundsen, Robert Island, Ross Ice Shelf, Ross Island, Rothera Research Station, RRS William Scoresby, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Antarctic Expedition, Russkaya Station, San Martín Base, SANAE, SANAE IV, Sør Rondane Mountains, Schirmacher Oasis, Scott Base, Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, Seymour Island, Shirreff Base, Showa Station (Antarctica), Signy Island, Signy Research Station, Siple Station, Sixth Norwegian Antarctic Expedition, Sobral Base, South Africa, South African National Antarctic Programme, South African Weather Service, South America, South Bay (Doumer Island), South Bay (Livingston Island), South Ice, South Orkney Islands, South Pole, Southern Cross Expedition, Sovetskaya (Antarctic Research Station), Soviet Antarctic Expedition, Spanish National Research Council, St. Kliment Ohridski Base, Station P, Stonington Island, Subantarctic, Svea Research Station, Swedish Polar Research Secretariat, Taishan Station (Antarctica), Teniente Arturo Parodi Alister Base, Teniente Luis Carvajal Villaroel Antarctic Base, Terra Nova Bay, Thala Hills, Tor (research station), Transantarctic Mountains, Transport in Antarctica, Troll (research station), UN/LOCODE, Union Glacier, Union Jack, United States Antarctic Program, United States Antarctic Service Expedition, United States Navy, Uruguayan Antarctic Institute, UTC+02:00, UTC+03:00, UTC+05:00, UTC+06:00, UTC+07:00, UTC+08:00, UTC+10:00, UTC+11:00, UTC+12:00, UTC−03:00, UTC−06:00, Vanda Station, Vernadsky Research Base, Vesleskarvet, Victor Campbell (Royal Navy officer), Victoria Land, View Point, Villa Las Estrellas, Vincennes Bay, Vostok Station, Wasa Research Station, Waterboat Point, Weddell Sea, Wilkes Land, William Speirs Bruce, Winter-over syndrome, World Park Base, World War II, Zavadovskiy Island, Zhongshan Station (Antarctica), Zucchelli Station. 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A. B. Dobrowolski Polar Station

A.B. Dobrowolski Polar Station (Stacja im.) is an inactive Polish polar research station in Antarctica.

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Aboa (research station)

Aboa (from the Latin name of Turku) is a seasonal Finnish research station in Antarctica, located in Queen Maud Land, about from the coast, on a nunatak called Basen in the Vestfjella Mountains.

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Adélie Land

Adélie Land (French: Terre Adélie) is a claimed territory on the continent of Antarctica.

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Adelaide Island

Adelaide Island or Isla Adelaida or Isla Belgrano is a large, mainly ice-covered island, long and wide, lying at the north side of Marguerite Bay off the west coast of the Antarctic Peninsula.

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Admiralty Bay (South Shetland Islands)

Admiralty Bay is an irregular bay, wide at its entrance between Demay Point and Martins Head, indenting the southern coast of King George Island for, in the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica.

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Ahlmann Ridge

Ahlmann Ridge, also known as Ahlmannryggen, is a broad, mainly ice-covered ridge, about long, surmounted by scattered, low peaks.

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Alexander Island

Alexander Island, which is also known as Alexander I Island, Alexander I Land, Alexander Land, Alexander I Archipelago, and Zemlja Alexandra I, is the largest island of Antarctica.

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Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research

The Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (German: Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung) is located in Bremerhaven, Germany, and a member of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres.

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Amery Ice Shelf

The Amery Ice Shelf is a broad ice shelf in Antarctica at the head of Prydz Bay between the Lars Christensen Coast and Ingrid Christensen Coast.

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Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station

The Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station is a United States scientific research station at the South Pole, the southernmost place on the Earth.

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Antarctic

The Antarctic (US English, UK English or and or) is a polar region around the Earth's South Pole, opposite the Arctic region around the North Pole.

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Antarctic field camps

Many Antarctic research stations support satellite field camps which are, in general, seasonal camps.

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Antarctic ice sheet

The Antarctic ice sheet is one of the two polar ice caps of the Earth.

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Antarctic Plateau

The Antarctic Plateau, or Polar Plateau, is a large area of East Antarctica which extends over a diameter of about, and includes the region of the geographic South Pole and the Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station.

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Antarctic Treaty System

The Antarctic Treaty and related agreements, collectively known as the Antarctic Treaty System (ATS), regulate international relations with respect to Antarctica, Earth's only continent without a native human population.

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Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand is an Institute set up by the New Zealand Government in 1996 to manage its interests in Antarctica and the Ross Sea.

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Anvers Island

Anvers Island or Antwerp Island or Antwerpen Island or Isla Amberes is a high, mountainous island long, the largest in the Palmer Archipelago of Antarctica.

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Arctic

The Arctic is a polar region located at the northernmost part of Earth.

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Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute

The Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, or AARI (Арктический и антарктический научно-исследовательский институт, abbreviated as ААНИИ) is the oldest and largest Russian research institute in the field of comprehensive studies of Arctic and Antarctica.

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Ardley Island

Ardley Island is an island long, lying in Maxwell Bay close off the south-west end of King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica.

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Argentina

Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located mostly in the southern half of South America.

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Argentine Navy

The Navy of the Argentine Republic or Argentine Navy (Armada de la República Argentina — ARA, also Armada Argentina) is the navy of Argentina.

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Artigas Base

The General Artigas Station (Base Científica Antártica Artigas), also referred to as the Artigas Base is the larger of the two Uruguayan scientific research stations in Antarctica, the other one being Elichiribehety Base.

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Asuka Station (Antarctica)

The is a permanent Japanese Antarctic unmanned observation base.

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Atka Iceport

Atka Iceport, also known as Atka Bay, is an iceport about long and wide, marking a more-or-less permanent indentation in the front of the Ekstrom Ice Shelf on the coast of Queen Maud Land.

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Australian Antarctic Division

The Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) is a division of the Department of the Environment.

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Île de la Possession

Île de la Possession, or Possession Island, formerly Île de la Prise de Possession, is part of the subantarctic Crozet Archipelago.

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Barry Island (Debenham Islands)

Barry Island is an island lying in the centre of the Debenham Islands, off the west coast of Graham Land.

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Base Aérea Teniente Benjamín Matienzo

Matienzo Base (Base Aérea Teniente Benjamín Matienzo, or more often Base Matienzo or Estación Matienzo) is an Argentine Antarctic base and scientific research station named after Lieutenant Benjamín Matienzo, an Argentine aviation pioneer.

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Base General Bernardo O'Higgins Riquelme

Base General Bernardo O'Higgins Riquelme, also Base Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins Riquelme, or shortly Bernardo O'Higgins, named after Bernardo O'Higgins, is a permanently staffed Chilean research station in Antarctica and the capital of Antártica Commune.

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Base Presidente Eduardo Frei Montalva

Base Presidente Eduardo Frei Montalva is the most important Antarctic base of Chile.

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Base Primavera

Primavera Base (Base Primavera or sometimes Estación Primavera) is an Argentine Antarctic base and scientific research station.

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Beaver Lake (Antarctica)

Beaver Lake is a lake of smooth ice, 7 mi long and 5 mi wide, enclosed on the south and east by Flagstone Bench and Jetty Peninsula.

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Belgrano I Base

Belgrano I Base (Base Belgrano I) was a permanent, all year-round Argentine Antarctic base and scientific research station named after General Manuel Belgrano, one of the Libertadores and the creator of the Argentine Flag.

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Belgrano II Base

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Belgrano III Base

Belgrano III Base (Base Belgrano III) was a permanent, all year-round Argentine Antarctic base and scientific research station named after General Manuel Belgrano, one of the Libertadores and the creator of the Argentine Flag.

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Bellingshausen Station

Bellingshausen Station is a Russian (formerly Soviet) Antarctic station at Collins Harbour, on King George Island of the South Shetland Islands.

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Berkner Island

Berkner Island (or Berkner Ice Rise or Hubley Island) is an ice rise, where bedrock below sea level makes the ice dome upward.

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Bharati (research station)

Bharati (Hindi: भारती) is an Antarctic research station commissioned by India.

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Bird Island, South Georgia

Bird Island is long and wide, separated from the western end of South Georgia by Bird Sound.

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Borg Massif

Borg Massif is a mountain massif, about long and with summits above, situated along the northwest side of the Penck Trough in Queen Maud Land, East Antarctica.

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Brazilian Antarctic Program

The Brazilian Antarctic Program (Programa Antártico Brasileiro; PROANTAR) is a program of the Brazilian Navy which has presence in the continent of Antarctica.

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British Antarctic Survey

The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is the United Kingdom's national Antarctic operation and has an active role in Antarctic affairs.

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Brockton Station (Antarctica)

Brockton Station was an American research (weather) station in Antarctica, operated by the US Navy during the summer months from October 1965 to February 1972.

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Brown Station

Brown Station (Estación Científica Almirante Brown, or more often Base Brown or Estación Brown) is an Argentine Antarctic base and scientific research station named after Admiral William Brown, the father of the Argentine Navy.

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Brunt Ice Shelf

The Brunt Ice Shelf borders the Antarctic coast of Coats Land between Dawson-Lambton Glacier and Stancomb-Wills Glacier Tongue.

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Bulgarian Antarctic Institute

Bulgarian Antarctic Institute is the national Antarctic operator of Bulgaria, organizing annual Antarctic campaigns, maintaining the Bulgarian Antarctic base of St. Kliment Ohridski on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands and five times winners of the Antarctic Institute of the Year Award.

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Bunger Hills

Bunger Hills, also known as Bunger Lakes or Bunger Oasis, is a coastal range on the Knox Coast in Wilkes Land in Antarctica, consisting of a group of moderately low, rounded coastal hills, overlain by morainic drift and notably ice free throughout the year, lying south of the Highjump Archipelago.

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Byrd Station

The Byrd Station is a former research station established by the United States during the International Geophysical Year by the U.S. Navy during Operation Deep Freeze II in West Antarctica.

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Campbell Island, New Zealand

Campbell Island / Motu Ihupuku is an uninhabited subantarctic island of New Zealand, and the main island of the Campbell Island group.

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Cape Adare

Cape Adare is the north-easternmost peninsula in Victoria Land, East Antarctica.

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Cape Evans

Cape Evans is a rocky cape on the west side of Ross Island, Antarctica, forming the north side of the entrance to Erebus Bay.

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Cape Geddes

Cape Geddes is a cape which forms the northern end of the Ferguslie Peninsula on the north coast of Laurie Island, in the South Orkney Islands of Antarctica.

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Cape Legoupil

Cape Legoupil is a cape at the northeast side of the entrance to Huon Bay, Trinity Peninsula, Antarctica, terminating in Schmidt Peninsula.

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Cape Margerie

Cape Margerie is a low, ice-covered cape in Antarctica, marked by prominent rock outcrops at its northern end, lying midway between Cape Mousse and Lacroix Nunatak and bounded on the north by numerous rocky islands.

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Cape Shirreff

Cape Shirreff is a prominent cape at the north end of the rocky peninsula which separates Hero Bay and Barclay Bay on the north coast of Livingston Island, in the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica.

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Captain Arturo Prat Base

Captain Arturo Prat Base is a Chilean Antarctic research station located at Iquique Cove, Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica.

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Captain Pieter J. Lenie Base

The Captain Pieter J. Lenie Base is an Antarctic summer base operated by the United States located at Copacabana Beach, Admiralty Bay (King George Island).

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Carlini Base

Carlini Base (Base Carlini), formerly known as Jubany Base, is an Argentine permanent base and scientific research station named after scientist Alejandro Ricardo Carlini (previously it had been named after Argentine naval pilot José Isidro Jubany).

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Carsten Borchgrevink

Carsten Egeberg Borchgrevink (1 December 1864 – 21 April 1934) was an Anglo-Norwegian polar explorer and a pioneer of modern Antarctic travel.

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Casey Station

The Casey Station, commonly called Casey, is one of three permanent bases and research outposts in Antarctica managed by the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD).

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Cámara Base

Cámara Base (Base Cámara or sometimes Estación Cámara or Teniente Camara) is an Argentine Antarctic base and scientific research station named after Frigate Lieutenant Naval Aviator Juan Ramón Cámara.

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Chilean Air Force

The Chilean Air Force (Fuerza Aérea de Chile, FACh) is the air force of Chile, a branch of the Chilean military.

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Chilean Antarctic Expedition

The First Chilean Antarctic Expedition (1947–1948) was an expedition to Antarctica mounted by the Chilean government and military to enforce its territorial claims against British challenges, namely Operation Tabarin.

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Chilean Army

The Chilean Army (Ejército de Chile) is the land arm of the Military of Chile.

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Chilean Navy

The Chilean Navy (Armada de Chile) is the naval force of Chile.

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Coats Land

Coats Land is a region in Antarctica which lies westward of Queen Maud Land and forms the eastern shore of the Weddell Sea, extending in a general northeast-southwest direction between 20º00´W and 36º00´W.

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Collins Base

The Collins base is an Antarctic shelter located in the Collins Glacier that is in the Collins Bay in the Fildes Peninsula, King George Island.

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Comandante Ferraz Antarctic Station

The Comandante Ferraz Antarctic Station (Estação Antártica Comandante Ferraz) is a permanent Antarctic research station named after the Brazilian Navy Commander Luís Antônio de Carvalho Ferraz, who visited Antarctica many times with the British exploration team and managed to convince his government to create a self-guided Brazilian Antarctic Program.

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Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition

The 1955–58 Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) was a Commonwealth-sponsored expedition that successfully completed the first overland crossing of Antarctica, via the South Pole.

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Concordia Station

Concordia Research Station, which opened in 2005, is a French-Italian research facility that was built above sea level at a location called Dome C on the Antarctic Plateau, Antarctica.

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Coordinate system

In geometry, a coordinate system is a system which uses one or more numbers, or coordinates, to uniquely determine the position of the points or other geometric elements on a manifold such as Euclidean space.

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Dakshin Gangotri

Dakshin Gangotri was the first scientific base station of India situated in Antarctica, part of the Indian Antarctic Programme.

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Dakshin Gangotri Glacier

The Dakshin Gangotri Glacier is a small tongue of the polar continental ice sheet impinging on the Schirmacher Oasis of central Queen Maud Land, Antarctica.

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Danco Island

Danco Island or Isla Dedo is an island off Antarctica, long lying in the southern part of Errera Channel, off the west coast of Graham Land.

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Davis Sea

Davis Sea is an area of the sea along the coast of East Antarctica between West Ice Shelf in the west and the Shackleton Ice Shelf in the east, or between 82° and 96°E.

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Davis Station

The Davis Station, commonly called Davis, is one of three permanent bases and research outposts in Antarctica managed by the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD).

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Daylight saving time

Daylight saving time (abbreviated DST), sometimes referred to as daylight savings time in U.S., Canadian, and Australian speech, and known as summer time in some countries, is the practice of advancing clocks during summer months so that evening daylight lasts longer, while sacrificing normal sunrise times.

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Deception Island

Deception Island is an island in the South Shetland Islands archipelago, with one of the safest harbours in Antarctica.

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Deception Station

Deception Station (Base Decepción) is an Argentine antarctic base located at Deception Island, South Shetland Islands.

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Demographics of Antarctica

Antarctica has few permanent residents, and contains research stations and field camps that are staffed seasonally or year-round, and former whaling settlements.

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Detaille Island

Detaille Island is a small island off the northern end of the Arrowsmith Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica.

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Doctor Guillermo Mann Base

Doctor Guillermo Mann Base (formerly Camp Shirreff) is a Chilean Antarctic research base.

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Dome A

Dome A or Dome Argus is the loftiest ice dome on the Antarctic Plateau, located inland.

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Dome C

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Dome F

Dome Fuji (ドームふじ Dōmu Fuji), also called Dome F, is located in the eastern part of Queen Maud Land at.

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Doumer Island

Doumer Island is an island long and wide, surmounted by a snow-covered pyramidal peak,, lying between the south portions of Anvers Island and Wiencke Island in the Palmer Archipelago of Antarctica.

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Drifting ice station

Soviet and Russian manned drifting ice stations are research stations built on the ice of the high latitudes of the Arctic Ocean.

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Dry stone

Dry stone, sometimes called drystack or, in Scotland, drystane, is a building method by which structures are constructed from stones without any mortar to bind them together.

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Drygalski Island

Drygalski Island is an ice-capped island that is long and rises to in the Davis Sea of the Southern Ocean, about north of the coast of Queen Mary Land and north-northeast of Cape Filchner.

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Dumont d'Urville Station

The Dumont d'Urville Station (Base Dumont d'Urville) is a French scientific station in Antarctica on Île des Pétrels, archipelago of Pointe Géologie in Adélie Land.

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Dundee Island

Dundee Island is an ice-covered island lying east of the northeastern tip of Antarctic Peninsula and south of Joinville Island.

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East Antarctica

East Antarctica, also called Greater Antarctica, constitutes the majority (two-thirds) of the Antarctic continent, lying on the Indian Ocean side of the continent, separated from West Antarctica by the Transantarctic Mountains.

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East Base

East Base on Stonington Island is the oldest American research station in Antarctica, having been commissioned by Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939.

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East Ongul Island

East Ongul Island is an island off of Antarctica, long, lying immediately east of the northern part of Ongul Island at the east side of the entrance of Lutzow-Holm Bay.

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ECARE

The Estación Científica Antártica Ruperto Elichiribehety (English: Ruperto Elichiribehety Antarctic Scientific Station; better known in English by its Spanish acronym ECARE) is a Uruguayan summer research station in Antarctica, established by the Uruguayan Antarctic Institute on December 22, 1997 on the Antarctic Peninsula.

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Edith Ronne Land

Edith Ronne Land is the portion of Antarctica bounded by Palmer Land and Ellsworth Land to the west, Queen Elizabeth Land to the south, and Coats Land to the east.

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Ellsworth Land

Ellsworth Land is that portion of the Antarctic continent bounded on the west by Marie Byrd Land, on the north by Bellingshausen Sea, on the northeast by the base of Antarctic Peninsula, and on the east by the western margin of Ronne Ice Shelf.

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Ellsworth Station

Ellsworth Scientific Station (Estación Científica Ellsworth, or simply Estación Ellsworth or Base Ellsworth) was a permanent, all year-round originally American, then Argentine Antarctic scientific research station named after American polar explorer Lincoln Ellsworth.

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Emona Anchorage

Emona Anchorage (Zaliv Emona \'za-liv e-'mo-na\) is a roughly square embayment, the internal part of South Bay, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica used as an anchorage for ships visiting the Bulgarian base St. Kliment Ohridski.

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ENEA (Italy)

The Agenzia nazionale per le nuove tecnologie, l'energia e lo sviluppo economico sostenibile (ENEA) (Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development) is an Italian Government-sponsored research and development agency.

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Ernest Shackleton

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton (15 February 1874 – 5 January 1922) was a polar explorer who led three British expeditions to the Antarctic, and one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.

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Esperanza Base

Esperanza base (Base Esperanza, "Hope Base") is a permanent, all year-round Argentine research station in Hope Bay, Trinity Peninsula (Graham Land, Antarctic Peninsula).

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Estación Polar Científica Conjunta Glaciar Unión

The Estación Polar Científica Conjunta Glaciar Unión (Joint Scientific Polar Station "Union Glacier") or Union Glacier Station is a summer antarctic base of Chile situated in the Union Glacier, in the Ellsworth mountains.

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Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) is an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean on the Patagonian Shelf.

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Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition

The Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE) was an aerial survey of the Falkland Islands Dependencies and the Antarctic peninsula which took place in the 1955–56 and 1956–57 southern summers.

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Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf

The Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf, also known as Ronne-Filchner Ice Shelf, is an Antarctic ice shelf bordering the Weddell Sea.

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Fildes Peninsula

The Fildes Peninsula is a long peninsula that forms the south-western end of King George Island in the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica.

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Fimbul Ice Shelf

The Fimbul Ice Shelf is an ice shelf about long and wide, nourished by Jutulstraumen Glacier, bordering the coast of Queen Maud Land from 3°W to 3°E.

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Fossil Bluff

The Fossil Bluff is a non-permanent seasonal British forward-operating station in Palmer Land, Antarctica.

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French Antarctic Expedition

The French Antarctic Expedition is any of several French expeditions in Antarctica.

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French Polar Institute

The French Polar Institute Paul-Émile Victor (Institut polaire français Paul-Émile Victor, IPEV) has been the organization leading the French National Antarctic Program since 1992.

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Fundația Antarctică Română

Fundația Antarctică Română is a Romanian research institute that manages Romania's Polar research.

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Gabriel de Castilla Base

Gabriel de Castilla Base is a Spanish research station located on Deception Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica.

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Gabriel González Videla

Gabriel González Videla (November 22, 1898 – August 22, 1980) was a Chilean politician.

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Galindez Island

Galindez Island is an island long, lying immediately east of Winter Island in the Argentine Islands, Wilhelm Archipelago.

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George Newnes

Sir George Newnes, 1st Baronet (13 March 1851 – 9 June 1910) was an English publisher and editor and a founding father of popular journalism.

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German Aerospace Center

The German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V.), abbreviated DLR, is the national center for aerospace, energy and transportation research of the Federal Republic of Germany.

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González Videla Antarctic Base

González Videla Base, is on the Antarctic mainland at Waterboat Point in Paradise Bay.

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Goudier Island

Goudier Island is a small island with an appearance of bare, polished rock, lying north of Jougla Point in the harbor of Port Lockroy, Wiencke Island, in the Palmer Archipelago.

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Gough Island

300px Gough Island, also known historically as Gonçalo Álvares after the Portuguese explorer, or as Diego Alvarez, is a volcanic island in the South Atlantic Ocean.

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Graham Land

Graham Land is the portion of the Antarctic Peninsula that lies north of a line joining Cape Jeremy and Cape Agassiz.

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Great Wall Station (Antarctica)

The Great Wall Station was the first Chinese research station in Antarctica and opened on 20 February 1985.

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Greenpeace

Greenpeace is a non-governmental environmental organization with offices in over 39 countries and with an international coordinating body in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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Greenwich Island

Greenwich Island (variant historical names Sartorius Island, Berezina Island) is an island long and from (average) wide, lying between Robert Island and Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.

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Half Moon Island

Half Moon Island is a minor Antarctic island, lying north of Burgas Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands of the Antarctic Peninsula region.

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Halley Research Station

Halley Research Station, run by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), is a scientific research station on the Brunt Ice Shelf floating on the Weddell Sea in Antarctica.

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Henryk Arctowski Polish Antarctic Station

Henryk Arctowski Polish Antarctic Station (Polish:Polska Stacja Antarktyczna im. Henryka Arctowskiego) is a research station on King George Island, off the coast of Antarctica.

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Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration

The Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration was an era which began at the end of the 19th century, and ended after the First World War; the Shackleton–Rowett Expedition of 1921–22 is often cited by historians as the dividing line between the "Heroic" and "Mechanical" ages.

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Hope Bay

Hope Bay (Spanish: Bahía Esperanza) on Trinity Peninsula, is long and wide, indenting the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula and opening on Antarctic Sound.

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Horseshoe Island (Antarctica)

Horseshoe Island is an island long and wide occupying most of the entrance to Square Bay, along the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica.

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Indian Antarctic Program

The Indian Antarctic Program is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional program under the control of the National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India.

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Instituto Antártico Argentino

The Instituto Antártico Argentino (IAA; Argentine Antarctic Institute) is the Argentine federal agency in charge of orientating, controlling, addressing and performing scientific and technical research and studies in the Antarctic.

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Instituto Antártico Chileno

The Chilean Antarctic Institute (in Spanish Instituto Antártico Chileno) is a public service institution in charge of managing and coordinating scientific activities in the Chilean Antarctic Territory.

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International Polar Foundation

Based in Brussels, Belgium, the International Polar Foundation (IPF) communicates and educates on polar science and polar research as a way to understand key environmental and climate mechanisms.

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James Marr (biologist)

James William Slessor Marr (9 December 1902 – 30 April 1965) was a Scottish marine biologist and polar explorer, renowned for his role as the leader of Operation Tabarin.

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James Ross Island

James Ross Island is a large island off the southeast side and near the northeastern extremity of the Antarctic Peninsula, from which it is separated by Prince Gustav Channel.

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Jang Bogo Station

The Jang Bogo Station in Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica is a permanent South Korean research station.

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Jinnah Antarctic Station

The Jinnah Antarctic Station (جناح جنوبی قطب اسٹیشن, or JAS) is an Antarctic scientific research station operated by the Pakistan Antarctic Programme.

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Juan Carlos I Antarctic Base

Juan Carlos I Antarctic Base, named after the king of Spain, Juan Carlos I (Base Antártica Española Juan Carlos Primero), is a seasonal (November to March) scientific station operated by Spain, opened in January 1988.

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Julio Ripamondi Base

Julio Ripamonti Base is a Chilean Antarctic research base.

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Kaiser Wilhelm II Land

Kaiser Wilhelm II Land (also Wilhelm II Coast) is the part of Antarctica lying between Cape Penck, at 87°43'E, and Cape Filchner, at 91°54'E and is claimed as part of the Australian Antarctic Territory, although this claim is not universally recognized.

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Kerguelen Islands

The Kerguelen Islands (or; in French commonly Îles Kerguelen but officially Archipel des Kerguelen), also known as the Desolation Islands (Îles de la Désolation in French), are a group of islands in the southern Indian Ocean constituting one of the two exposed parts of the mostly submerged Kerguelen Plateau.

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King Edward Point

King Edward Point (also known as KEP) is the capital of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, on the northeastern coast of the island of South Georgia.

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King George Island (South Shetland Islands)

King George Island (Argentina: Isla 25 de Mayo, Chile: Isla Rey Jorge, Russian: Ватерло́о Vaterloo) is the largest of the South Shetland Islands, lying off the coast of Antarctica in the Southern Ocean.

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King Sejong Station

The King Sejong Station is a research station for the Korea Antarctic Research Program that is named after King Sejong the Great of Joseon (1397–1450).

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Kohnen Station

Kohnen-Station is a German summer-only polar research station in the Antarctic, able to accommodate up to 20 people.

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Komsomolskaya (Antarctic research station)

Komsomolskaya was a Soviet Antarctic inland research station founded in 1957 in Queen Mary Land, in eastern Antarctica.

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Kunlun Station (Antarctica)

Kunlun Station is the southernmost of four Chinese research stations in Antarctica.

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Larsemann Hills

The Larsemann Hills are a series of low rounded coastal hills along the southeastern shore of Prydz Bay, Antarctica extending for from Dålk Glacier.

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Lassiter Coast

The Lassiter Coast is the portion of the east coast of the Antarctic Peninsula that extends from Cape Mackintosh to Cape Adams.

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Laurie Island

Laurie Island is the second largest of the South Orkney Islands.

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Law Dome

Law Dome is a large ice dome which rises to directly south of Cape Poinsett, Antarctica.

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Law-Racoviță Station

Law-Racoviță Station (Stația Law-Racoviță) is the first Romanian station for research and exploration in Antarctica, named after the Romanian explorer Emil Racoviță and inaugurated on January 13, 2006 at the location of a station constructed in 1986 by Australia and donated to Romania.

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Lazarev Ice Shelf

The Lazarev Ice Shelf is that part of the ice shelf fringing the Princess Astrid Coast of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica, that lies between Leningradskiy Island and Verblyud Island.

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Leningradskaya Station

Leningradskaya station was a Soviet Antarctic research station, located in the northern shore of Victoria Land, at the Oates Coast.

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List of Antarctic expeditions

This list of Antarctic expeditions is a chronological list of expeditions involving Antarctica.

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List of research stations in the Arctic

A number of governments maintain permanent research stations in the Arctic.

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Little America (exploration base)

Little America was a series of Antarctic exploration bases from 1929 to 1958, located on the Ross Ice Shelf, south of the Bay of Whales.

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Livingston Island

Livingston Island (Russian name Smolensk) is an Antarctic island in the South Shetland Islands, Western Antarctica lying between Greenwich Island and Snow Islands.

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Mac. Robertson Land

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Machu Picchu Base

The Machu Picchu Scientific Base is a Peruvian polar scientific research facility in Antarctica, established to conduct Antarctic research on geology, climatology and biology.

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Maitri

Maitri is India's second permanent research station in Antarctica as part of the Indian Antarctic Programme.

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Maldonado Base

Maldonado Base, also Pedro Vicente Maldonado Base, is the Ecuadorian Antarctic research base situated at Guayaquil Bay, Greenwich Island.

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Marambio Base

Marambio Base (Base Marambio) is a permanent, all year-round Argentine Antarctic base named after Vice-Commodore Gustavo Argentino Marambio, an Antarctic aviation pioneer.

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Marie Byrd Land

Marie Byrd Land is the portion of West Antarctica lying east of the Ross Ice Shelf and the Ross Sea and south of the Pacific Ocean, extending eastward approximately to a line between the head of the Ross Ice Shelf and Eights Coast.

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Masaryk University

Masaryk University (Masarykova univerzita; Universitas Masarykiana Brunensis) is the second largest university in the Czech Republic, a member of the Compostela Group and the Utrecht Network.

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Mateev Cove

Mateev Cove (Матеев залив, ‘Mateev Zaliv’ \ma-'te-ev 'za-liv\) is the 700 m wide cove indenting for 290 m the south coast of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica.

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Mawson Station

The Mawson Station, commonly called Mawson, is one of three permanent bases and research outposts in Antarctica managed by the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD).

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McMurdo Station

The McMurdo Station is a United States Antarctic research center on the south tip of Ross Island, which is in the New Zealand-claimed Ross Dependency on the shore of McMurdo Sound in Antarctica.

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Melchior Base

Melchior Base (Base Melchior) or, seldom, Estación Melchior) is an Argentine Antarctic base and scientific research station. It is located on Observatorio Island, Melchior Islands, Dallmann Bay, in Palmer Archipelago on Bellingshausen Sea, Antarctic Peninsula. It is Argentina's second historical Antarctic base, after the 1904 establishment of the Orcadas Naval Detachment, the world's first—and oldest—permanent settlement in Antarctica. Melchior is one of 13 research bases in Antarctica operated by Argentina. From 1947 to 1961 it served as a permanent base; since then it is open during the summer season only.

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Melchior Islands

The Melchior Islands are a group of many low, ice-covered islands lying near the center of Dallmann Bay in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica.

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Mendel Polar Station

Mendel Polar Station is a Czech research station in Antarctica on the coast of James Ross Island.

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MetService

Meteorological Service of New Zealand Limited (MetService) was established as a state-owned enterprise in 1992.

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Mirny Station

The Mirny Station (Мирный, literally Peaceful) is a Russian (formerly Soviet) science station located in Queen Mary Land, Antarctica, on the Antarctic coast of the Davis Sea.

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Mizuho Plateau

The is a mainly featureless ice plateau in Antarctica, situated eastward of the Queen Fabiola Mountains and southward of the Shirase Glacier in Queen Maud Land.

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Mizuho Station (Antarctica)

The was a permanent Japanese Antarctic transshipment station.

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Molodyozhnaya Station (Antarctica)

Molodyozhnaya (Молодёжная, "Youth") (also known as "Molodezhnaya") was a Soviet, then Russian research station in East Antarctica at 67°40′S 45°50′E.

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Mortar (masonry)

Mortar is a workable paste used to bind building blocks such as stones, bricks, and concrete masonry units together, fill and seal the irregular gaps between them, and sometimes add decorative colors or patterns in masonry walls.

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National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) (Нацыянальная акадэмія навук Беларусі, Национальная академия наук Беларуси, НАН Беларуси, НАНБ) is the national academy of Belarus.

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National Antarctic Research Program

National Antarctic Research Program (Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide or PNRA) is the Italian Antarctic research program.

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National Antarctic Scientific Center of Ukraine

The National Antarctic Scientific Center (NANC) (Національний антарктичний науковий центр, abbreviated as НАНЦ) is an organization of the Ukrainian government, part of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

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National Institute of Polar Research (Japan)

is the Japanese research institute for Antarctica.

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.

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National Research Council (Italy)

The Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) or National Research Council, is the largest research council in Italy.

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National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is a United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering.

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Nelson Island (South Shetland Islands)

Nelson Island (historical names Leipzig Island, O'Cain's Island and Strachans Island) is an island long and wide, lying southwest of King George Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica.

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Neumayer-Station II

Neumayer-Station or Neumayer-Station II was a permanent German Antarctic research base on Atka Bay.

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Neumayer-Station III

Neumayer-Station III, also known as Neumayer III after geophysicist Georg von Neumayer, is a German Antarctic research station of the Alfred-Wegener-Institut.

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New Swabia

New Swabia (Norwegian and Neuschwabenland) is a cartographic name sometimes given to an area of Antarctica between 20°E and 10°W in Queen Maud Land, which is claimed as a Norwegian dependent territory under the Antarctic Treaty System.

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Norway

Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk); Norga), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a unitary sovereign state whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.

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Norwegian Polar Institute

The Norwegian Polar Institute (in Norwegian: Norsk Polarinstitutt) is Norway's central governmental institution for scientific research, mapping and environmental monitoring in the Arctic and the Antarctic.

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Norwegian–British–Swedish Antarctic Expedition

The Norwegian–British–Swedish Antarctic Expedition (also known as NBSX or NBSAE) (1949–1952) was the first Antarctica expedition involving an international team of scientists.

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Novolazarevskaya Station

Novolazarevskaya Station (Станция Новолазаревская) is a Russian, formerly Soviet, Antarctic research station.

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Oates Coast

Oates Coast is that portion of the coast of Antarctica between Cape Hudson and Cape Williams.

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Operation Tabarin

Operation Tabarin was a secret British Antarctic expedition.

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Orcadas Base

Base Orcadas is an Argentine scientific station in Antarctica, and the oldest of the stations in Antarctica still in operation.

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Pakistan Antarctic Programme

The Pakistan Antarctic Programme (پاکستان جنوبی قطب برنامه, abbreviated as PAP) is a scientific administrative division of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) which represents the Government of Pakistan on the continent of Antarctica.

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Palmer Station

The Palmer Station is a United States research station in Antarctica located on Anvers Island, the only US station located north of the Antarctic Circle.

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Paradise Harbor

Paradise Harbor, also known as Paradise Bay, is a wide embayment behind Lemaire and Bryde Islands in Antarctica, indenting the west coast of Graham Land between Duthiers and Leniz Points.

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Petrel Base

The Petrel Base (Base Petrel) is a non-permanent Argentine scientific station located on Dundee Island, in the Joinville Group, in Graham Land, part of the Argentinian claim on Antarctica.

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Plateau Station

Plateau Station is an inactive American research and South Pole—Queen Maud Land Traverse support base on the central Antarctic Plateau.

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Polar Research Institute of China

The Polar Research Institute of China (PRIC) is the main Chinese research institute for the study of the Earth's polar regions.

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Polish Academy of Sciences

The Polish Academy of Sciences (Polska Akademia Nauk, PAN) is a Polish state-sponsored institution of higher learning.

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Port Lockroy

Port Lockroy is a natural harbour on the north-western shore of Wiencke Island in the Palmer Archipelago in front of the Antarctic Peninsula.

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Port Martin

Port Martin, or Port-Martin, is an abandoned French research base at Cape Margerie on the coast of Adélie Land, Antarctica, as well as the name of the adjacent anchorage.

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Prince Charles Mountains

The Prince Charles Mountains are a major group of mountains in Mac. Robertson Land in Antarctica, including the Athos Range, the Porthos Range, and the Aramis Range.

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Prince Edward Islands

The Prince Edward Islands are two small islands in the sub-antarctic Indian Ocean that are part of South Africa.

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Princess Elisabeth Antarctica

Princess Elisabeth Antarctica, located on Utsteinen Nunatak in Queen Maud Land, is a Belgian scientific polar research station, which went into service on February 15, 2009.

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Princess Elizabeth Land

Princess Elizabeth Land is the sector of Antarctica between longitude 73° east and Cape Penck (at 87°43' east).

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Princess Martha Coast

Princess Martha Coast is that portion of the coast of Queen Maud Land lying between 05° E and the terminus of Stancomb-Wills Glacier, at 20° W. The entire coastline is bounded by ice shelves with ice cliffs 20 to 35 m high.

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Princess Ragnhild Coast

Princess Ragnhild Coast is the portion of the coast of Queen Maud Land in Antarctica lying between 20° E and the Riiser-Larsen Peninsula, at 34° E. All but the eastern end of the coast is fringed by ice shelves.

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Profesor Julio Escudero Base

Professor Julio Escudero Base is a permanent Chilean Antarctic research base.

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Progress Station

Progress (Прогресс) is a Russian (formerly Soviet) research station in Antarctica.

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Prospect Point (Antarctica)

Prospect Point is a headland at the west extremity of Velingrad Peninsula on Graham Coast in Graham Land, nearly 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) south of Ferin Head and immediately east of the Fish Islands.

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Prydz Bay

Prydz Bay is a deep embayment of Antarctica between the Lars Christensen Coast and Ingrid Christensen Coast.

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Queen Mary Land

Queen Mary Land or the Queen Mary Coast is the portion of the coast of Antarctica lying between Cape Filchner, in 91° 54' E, and Cape Hordern, at 100° 30' E. It is claimed by Australia as part of the Australian Antarctic Territory.

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Queen Maud Land

Queen Maud Land (Dronning Maud Land) is a c. 2.7 million-square-kilometre (1 million sq mi) region of Antarctica claimed as a dependent territory by Norway.

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Research station

A research station is a station that is built for the purpose of conducting scientific research.

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Risopatrón Base

Risopatrón Base, also Luis Risopatrón Base, is a small Chilean Antarctic research base in the northwest of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica situated on the isthmus linking Coppermine Peninsula to Alfatar Peninsula and bounded by Carlota Cove to the north and Coppermine Cove to the south.

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Roald Amundsen

Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (16 July 1872 – c. 18 June 1928) was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions.

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Robert Island

Robert Island or Mitchells Island or Polotsk Island or Roberts Island is an island long and wide, situated between Nelson Island and Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica.

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Ross Ice Shelf

The Ross Ice Shelf is the largest ice shelf of Antarctica (as of 2013 an area of roughly and about across: about the size of France).

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Ross Island

Ross Island is an island formed by four volcanoes in the Ross Sea near the continent of Antarctica, off the coast of Victoria Land in McMurdo Sound.

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Rothera Research Station

The Rothera Research Station is a British Antarctic Survey (BAS) base on the Antarctic Peninsula, located at Rothera Point, Adelaide Island.

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RRS William Scoresby

RRS William Scoresby was British Royal Research Ship built for operations in Antarctic waters.

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Russian Academy of Sciences

The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS; Росси́йская акаде́мия нау́к (РАН) Rossíiskaya akadémiya naúk) consists of the national academy of Russia; a network of scientific research institutes from across the Russian Federation; and additional scientific and social units such as libraries, publishing units, and hospitals.

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Russian Antarctic Expedition

Russian Antarctic Expedition (Российская Антарктическая экспедиция; RAE) is a continuous expedition of the Arctic and Antarctic research Institute Russian Federal service for Hydrometeorology and environmental monitoring of Russia.

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Russkaya Station

The Russkaya Station was a former Soviet and Russian Antarctic research station that was located on the Ruppert Coast, in Marie Byrd Land in Western Antarctica.

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San Martín Base

San Martín Base (Base San Martín) is a permanent, all year-round Argentine Antarctic base and scientific research station named after General José de San Martín, the Libertador of Argentina, Chile and Perú.

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SANAE

SANAE is the South African National Antarctic Expedition.

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SANAE IV

SANAE IV is a current South African Antarctic research base located in Vesleskarvet, Queen Maud Land.

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Sør Rondane Mountains

The Sør Rondane Mountains are a group of mountains about 100 miles (160 km) long with main peaks rising to 3400 m, between the Queen Fabiola Mountains and Wohlthat Mountains in Queen Maud Land.

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Schirmacher Oasis

The Schirmacher Oasis (or Schirmacher Lake Plateau) is a 25 km long and up to 3 km wide ice-free plateau with more than 100 freshwater lakes.

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Scott Base

The Scott Base is a New Zealand Antarctic research facility located at Pram Point on Ross Island near Mount Erebus in New Zealand's Ross Dependency territorial claim.

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Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition (SNAE), 1902–04, was organised and led by William Speirs Bruce, a natural scientist and former medical student from the University of Edinburgh.

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Seymour Island

Seymour Island is an island in the chain of 16 major islands around the tip of the Graham Land on the Antarctic Peninsula.

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Shirreff Base

Shirreff Base, is a seasonal field station in the South Atlantic operated by the United States of America (United States) opened in 1996.

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Showa Station (Antarctica)

, sometimes alternately spelled Syowa Station, is a Japanese permanent research station on East Ongul Island in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica.

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Signy Island

Signy Island is a small subantarctic island in the South Orkney Islands of Antarctica.

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Signy Research Station

Signy Research Station is an Antarctic research base on Signy Island, run by the British Antarctic Survey.

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Siple Station

Siple Station, Antarctica was a research station in Antarctica, established in 1973 by Stanford's STAR Lab, to perform experiments that actively probed the magnetosphere using very low frequency (VLF) waves.

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Sixth Norwegian Antarctic Expedition

The sixth Norwegian Antarctic Expedition (Den norske antarktisekspedisjonen) was a scientific expedition to Queen Maud Land in Antarctica.

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Sobral Base

Sobral Scientific Base (Base de Avanzada Científica de Ejército Alférez de Fragata Sobral, or simply Base Científica Sobral or Base Sobral) was a permanent, all year-round and now only partially active Argentine Antarctic base and scientific research station named after Argentine polar explorer and scientist José María Sobral.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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South African National Antarctic Programme

The South African National Antarctic Programme (or SANAP) is the South African government's programme for research in the Antarctic and Subantarctic.

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South African Weather Service

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) is the meteorological service under the South African government's Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism.

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South America

South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.

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South Bay (Doumer Island)

South Bay is a 1.7 km wide bay indenting for 2.8 km between Cape Kemp and Py Point on the south-west coast of Doumer Island in the Palmer Archipelago of Antarctica.

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South Bay (Livingston Island)

South Bay is a wide bay indenting for the south coast of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica.

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South Ice

South Ice was a British support base from the South Pole at 82°05'S, 30°00'W in Edith Ronne Land, Antarctica during the International Geophysical Year, established by Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, where three men overwintered during the Antarctic winter of 1957.

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South Orkney Islands

The South Orkney Islands are a group of islands in the Southern Ocean, about north-east of the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula.

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South Pole

The South Pole, also known as the Geographic South Pole or Terrestrial South Pole, is one of the two points where the Earth's axis of rotation intersects its surface.

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Southern Cross Expedition

The Southern Cross Expedition, officially known as the British Antarctic Expedition 1898–1900, was the first British venture of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration, and the forerunner of the more celebrated journeys of Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton.

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Sovetskaya (Antarctic Research Station)

Sovetskaya was a Soviet research station in Kaiser Wilhelm II Land in Antarctica that was established on 16 February 1958 and closed on 3 January 1959.

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Soviet Antarctic Expedition

The Soviet Antarctic Expedition (SAE or SovAE) (Советская антарктическая экспедиция, САЭ, Sovyetskaya antarkticheskaya ekspeditziya) was part of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute of the Soviet Committee on Antarctic Research of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.

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Spanish National Research Council

The Spanish National Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC) is the largest public institution dedicated to research in Spain and the third largest in Europe.

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St. Kliment Ohridski Base

St.

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Station P

Station P was a British base camp at the head of Mateev Cove on the east side of Hannah Point, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica that supported survey, geology and biology field work from 29 December 1957 until 15 March 1958.

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Stonington Island

Stonington Island is a rocky island lying northeast of Neny Island in the eastern part of Marguerite Bay off the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica.

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Subantarctic

The Subantarctic is a region in the southern hemisphere, located immediately north of the Antarctic region.

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Svea Research Station

The Svea Research Station is a Swedish research facility in Antarctica, established in 1987/1988.

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Swedish Polar Research Secretariat

The Swedish Polar Research Secretariat (Swedish: Polarforskningssekretariatet) is a government agency in charge of coordinating and promoting Swedish polar research activities.

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Taishan Station (Antarctica)

Taishan Station is the fourth of four Chinese research stations in Antarctica.

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Teniente Arturo Parodi Alister Base

Teniente Arturo Parodi Alister Base is a Chilean Antarctic research base located in the claimed Chilean Antarctic Territory.

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Teniente Luis Carvajal Villaroel Antarctic Base

The Teniente Luis Carvajal Villaroel Antarctic Base (Teniente Carvajal) is a non-permanent seasonal Chilean Antarctic base located on the south-west tip of Adelaide Island, in Graham Land off the west coast of the Antarctic Peninsula in the Chilean region of Magallanes.

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Terra Nova Bay

Terra Nova Bay is a bay which is often ice free, about long, lying between Cape Washington and the Drygalski Ice Tongue along the coast of Victoria Land, Antarctica.

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Thala Hills

The Thala Hills are low, rounded coastal hills between Freeth and Spooner Bays in Enderby Land, Antarctica.

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Tor (research station)

Tor research station is a Norwegian Antarctic research station in Queen Maud Land, in the easternmost part of Princess Martha Coast at Svarthamaren Mountain, established in 1993.

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Transantarctic Mountains

The Transantarctic Mountains (abbreviated TAM) comprise a mountain range of uplifted sedimentary rock in Antarctica which extend, with some interruptions, across the continent from Cape Adare in northern Victoria Land to Coats Land.

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Transport in Antarctica

Transport in Antarctica has transformed from explorers crossing the isolated remote area of Antarctica by foot to a more open area due to human technologies enabling more convenient and faster transport, predominantly by air and water, as well as land.

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Troll (research station)

Troll is a Norwegian research station located at Jutulsessen, from the coast in the eastern part of Princess Martha Coast in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica.

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UN/LOCODE

UN/LOCODE, the United Nations Code for Trade and Transport Locations, is a geographic coding scheme developed and maintained by United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

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Union Glacier

Union Glacier, is a large, heavily crevassed glacier which receives the flow of several tributaries and drains through the middle of the Heritage Range, Ellsworth Mountains, Antarctica.

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Union Jack

The Union Jack, or Union Flag, is the national flag of the United Kingdom.

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United States Antarctic Program

The United States Antarctic Program (or USAP; formerly known as the United States Antarctic Research Program or USARP and the United States Antarctic Service or USAS) is an organization of the United States government which has presence in the continent of Antarctica.

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United States Antarctic Service Expedition

The United States Antarctic Service Expedition (1939–1941), often referred to as Byrd’s Third Antarctic Expedition, was an expedition jointly sponsored by the United States Navy, State Department, Department of the Interior and The Treasury.

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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Uruguayan Antarctic Institute

The Uruguayan Antarctic Institute ('Instituto Antártico Uruguayo') is Uruguay's governmental agency to fund, organize, control and promote research on Antarctica according with the Antarctic Treaty System.

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UTC+02:00

UTC+02:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +02.

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UTC+03:00

UTC+03:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +03.

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UTC+05:00

UTC+05:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +05:00.

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UTC+06:00

UTC+06:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +06:00.

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UTC+07:00

UTC+07:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +07:00.

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UTC+08:00

UTC+08:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +08:00.

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UTC+10:00

UTC+10:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +10.

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UTC+11:00

UTC+11:00 is an identifier for an +11 hour time offset from UTC.

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UTC+12:00

UTC+12:00 is an identifier for a +12 hour time offset from UTC.

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UTC−03:00

UTC−03:00 is a time offset that subtracts 3 hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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UTC−06:00

UTC−06:00 is a time offset that subtracts six hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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Vanda Station

Vanda Station was an Antarctic research base in the western highlands (Victoria Land) of the Ross Dependency, specifically on the shore of Lake Vanda, at the mouth of Onyx River, in the Wright Valley.

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Vernadsky Research Base

The Vernadsky Research Base (Академік Вернадський) is a Ukrainian Antarctic Station at Marina Point on Galindez Island in the Argentine Islands, Antarctica.

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Vesleskarvet

Vesleskarvet is a nunatak on the west side of Ahlmann Ridge in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica.

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Victor Campbell (Royal Navy officer)

Victor Lindsay Arbuthnot Campbell DSO & Bar, OBE (20 August 1875 – 19 November 1956) was a British sailor and Royal Navy officer, who was a renowned explorer.

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Victoria Land

Victoria Land is a region of Antarctica which fronts the western side of the Ross Sea and the Ross Ice Shelf, extending southward from about 70°30'S to 78°00'S, and westward from the Ross Sea to the edge of the Antarctic Plateau.

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View Point

View Point is 150m long eastern tip of a promontory, on Antarctica, forming the west side of the entrance to Duse Bay on the south coast of Trinity Peninsula, on the northern portion of the Antarctic Peninsula.

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Villa Las Estrellas

Villa Las Estrellas (English: "The Stars Town") is a Chilean town and research station in Antártica Commune, Antártica Chilena Province, Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region.

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Vincennes Bay

Vincennes Bay is a large V-shaped bay, 105 km (65 mi) wide at its entrance between Cape Nutt and Cape Folger in Antarctica, marked by several large, steep glaciers near its head, lying along Knox and Budd Coasts.

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Vostok Station

Vostok Station (translit,, literally "Station East") is a Russian research station in inland Princess Elizabeth Land, Antarctica.

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Wasa Research Station

The Wasa Research Station is a Swedish research facility in Antarctica, established in 1988/1989.

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Waterboat Point

Waterboat Point (Península Munita) is the low westernmost termination of the peninsula between Paradise Harbor and Andvord Bay on the west coast of Graham Land.

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Weddell Sea

The Weddell Sea is part of the Southern Ocean and contains the Weddell Gyre.

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Wilkes Land

Wilkes Land is a large district of land in eastern Antarctica, formally claimed by Australia as part of the Australian Antarctic Territory, though the validity of this claim has been placed for the period of the operation of the Antarctic Treaty, to which Australia is a signatory.

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William Speirs Bruce

William Speirs Bruce (1 August 1867 – 28 October 1921) was a Scottish naturalist, polar scientist and oceanographer who organized and led the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition (SNAE, 1902–04) to the South Orkney Islands and the Weddell Sea.

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Winter-over syndrome

The winter-over syndrome is a condition found in individuals who "winter-over" throughout the Antarctic (or Arctic) winter.

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World Park Base

World Park Base was a non-governmental year-round Antarctic base located at Cape Evans on Ross Island in the Ross Dependency.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Zavadovskiy Island

Zavadovskiy Island is an ice-covered island in the West Ice Shelf near Antarctica located at.

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Zhongshan Station (Antarctica)

Zhongshan Station is the second Chinese research station in Antarctica and was opened on February 26, 1989.

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Zucchelli Station

Zucchelli Station is an Italian permanent research station, located at Terra Nova Bay in Antarctica.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Research_stations_in_Antarctica

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