Stonington Island attractions

Historic Site in Stonington Island

East Base

East Base was built during aviator Richard Byrd’s third Antarctic expedition, the US Antarctic Service Expedition of 1939–41. It was also used in 1947–48 by the private Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition, which inc…
Historic Site in Stonington Island

Base E

The UK’s Base E, established in 1945–46 and used until 1975, consists of two wooden huts and some steel-mesh dog pens. The larger, two-story hut served as sleeping quarters, while the smaller was a generator shed. A…