publication . Article . 2000

Chilean Antarctic Stations on King George Island

Katsutada Kaminuma;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2000 Journal: Antarctic Record (issn: 0085-7289, eissn: 2432-079X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: National Institute of Polar Research
The purpose of my visit to Chilean Antarctic Stations was to assess the present status of geophysical observations and research, as the South Shetland Island, West Antarctica, where the stations are located, are one of the most active tectonic regions on the Antarctic plate. The Instituto Antartico Chileno (INACH) kindly gave me a chance to stay in Frei/Escudero Bases as an exchange scientist under the Antarctic Treaty for two weeks in January 2000. I stayed in Frei Base as a member of a geological survey group named "Tectonic Evolution of the Antarctic Peninsula" which was organized by Prof. F. Herve, University of Chile, from January 05 to 19,2000. All my acti...
free text keywords: Geography (General), G1-922
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