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Wasa Research Station

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The Wasa Research Station is a Swedish research facility in Antarctica, established in 1988/1989. [1]

13 relations: Aboa (research station), Antarctic field camps, Antarctica, DROMLAN, Finland, Kraul Mountains, Nordenskiöld Base, Nunatak, Princess Martha Coast, Queen Maud Land, Research stations in Antarctica, Sweden, Swedish Polar Research Secretariat.

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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Antarctic field camps

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

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Antarctica

Antarctica is Earth's southernmost continent.

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DROMLAN

Dronning Maud Land Air Network Project (DROMLAN) is a coordinated project between eleven countries with bases in Queen Maud Land (Dronning Maud Land) to create a coordinated logistics service to reduce costs.

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Finland

Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.

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Kraul Mountains

The Kraul Mountains (Kraulberge) are a chain of mountains and nunataks that trend northeastward from Veststraumen Glacier for approximately in western Queen Maud Land, Antarctica.

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Nordenskiöld Base

The Nordenskiöld Base is a name sometimes used for the facilities shared by the Antarctic stations Wasa (Sweden) and Aboa (Finland).

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Nunatak

A nunatak (from Inuit nunataq) is an exposed, often rocky element of a ridge, mountain, or peak not covered with ice or snow within (or at the edge of) an ice field or glacier.

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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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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 stations in Antarctica

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

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Sweden

Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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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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References

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

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