Argentine Islands attractions

Base in Argentine Islands

Academician Vernadsky Station

This Ukrainian base, which accommodates 24 people, is located on Galindez Island. Transferred from the UK in 1996 for £1 (look for the actual coin embedded in wood between the taps at the station bar), it was previo…
Historic Building in Argentine Islands

Wordie House

Built in 1947 as the first part of what would later become Faraday Base, this protected historic site, restored in the late 1990s by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), sits about 1km from the station. The original …