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Chinese flag Zhongshan Station / Antarctica Chinese flag

Latitude : 69°22 S
Longitude : 76°22 E Logo Google Earth

Time : UTC +4

The station was built in February 1989 at Larsemann Hills in East Antarctica.

It is an excellent place for conducting research in glaciology, geology, atmospheric sciences and for supporting the inland traverse.

The lowest air temperature in winter wa -33.6℃ , the continual day time are 54 days, the continual night time are 58 days, and the number of gale days is over 174.

The station can accomodate 60 persons in summer season and more or less 20 overwintering personnel.


Credits : Information by Polar Research Institute of China. Pictures by miscellaneous.
Music : Jean-Michel Jarre, Li Meng, Peking Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra, Wang Zhi - Les Concerts en Chine - Fishing Junks at Sunset / Dreyfus 1982