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Japanese flag Syowa Station / Antarctica Japanese flag

Latitude : 69°00 S
Longitude : 39°35 E Logo Google Earth

Time : UTC +3

Syowa, the mother station of JARE, was established in January 1957, on East Ongul Island, Lutzow-Holm Bay, East Antarctica.

Scientific programs at Syowa Station cover the following fields : upper atmosphere physics, meteorology, seismology, gravimetry, geodesy , oceanography, glaciology, geology, geography, marine and terrestrial biology, and medical research.


Credits : Information by National Institute of Polar Research. Pictures by Kimio Wakoh JH7QLR and miscellaneous.
Music : Ed Starink - Vangelis Papathanassiou - Synthesizer Greatest - Antarctica / Arcade 1989