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Chilian flag Presidente Aguirre Cerda Station / Deception Island Chilian flag

Latitude : 62°56 S
Longitude : 60°36 W Logo Google Earth

Time : UTC -3

In 1955 Chile inaugurated its station Pedro Aguirre Cerda at Pendulum Cove, to increase the Chilean presence in the sector claimed by that nation.

In 1969 a violent volcanic eruption demolished the Chilean stations Pedro Aguirre Cerda and Gutierrez Vargas of which studies activities were meteorology and volcanology.

Today only ruins remain.


Credits : Information by Wikipedia, Mehdi Escoffier F5PFP. Pictures by Mehdi Escoffier F5PFP, Cologne1 and miscellaneous.
Music : Carlos Nunez - Todos os mundos - Amanecer / BMG 2002