Attractions

Base in Adelaide Island

Rothera Research Station

The UK’s Rothera, built in 1975, occupies a small peninsula on Adelaide’s southeast coast. A 900m gravel airstrip and hangar were added in 1990–91, making Rothera a regional logistics center for British Antarctic op…
Base in Adelaide Island

Teniente Luis Carvajal Villaroel

Britain established Base T at the southwest tip of Adelaide Island in 1961, but closed it in 1977 when the skiway deteriorated, and moved operations to Rothera. Base T was transferred in 1984 to Chile, which renamed…
Laboratory in Adelaide Island

Dirck Gerritsz Laboratory

The Netherlands has a research laboratory near Rothera Station on Adelaide Island.