Larsemann Hills attractions

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Zhongshan Station

China’s Zhongshan Station, founded in 1989, accommodates about 60 people in summer and 22 winterovers. A quiet room in Zhongshan features a bust of Sun Yat-sen, first president of the Chinese republic, for whom the …
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Progress Base

Russia’s Progress base opened in 1989 and accommodates 80 people in summer, 20 in winter. Earlier Progress bases nearby are now abandoned. Two Caterpillar traverses each summer resupply inland Vostok Station, locate…
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Law-Racoviţă Base

Romania’s first Antarctic base, summer-only Law-Racoviţă, was originally an Australian base named for Phillip Law and established in 1986–87. It was handed over to Romania in February 2006, and the moniker Racoviţă …
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Taishan Station

China opened its fourth station, called Taishan, in 2014. The space-age pod sits at 2621m and houses up to 20 people in summer.
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Bharati Station

In April 2012, India opened Bharati Station, housing up to 25 people on a promontory near the Broknes Peninsula.