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Italian flag Mario Zucchelli Station / Antarctica Italian flag

Latitude : 74°41 S
Longitude : 164°07 E Logo Google Earth

Time : UTC +13

Terra Nova Bay Station opened in 1984-85 and was renamed Mario Zucchelli in 2004.

The following science activities are carried out at Mario Zucchelli Station : Cosmic ray observations Environmental monitoring (since 1987, Geodesy/mapping, Geomagnetic observations Glaciology, continental Human biology, Ionospheric/auroral observations, Meteorological observations (since 1985), Offshore marine biology, Onshore geology/geophysics, Seismology, Terrestrial biology and Tide measurement.

Also, it is one of the supply base of Concordia Station thanks to aerial links between two stations.


Credits : Information by miscellaneous. Pictures by Andrew Mandemaker, Mike Usher and miscellaneous.
Music : Francesco d'Ana - Il Libro Del Cortegiano - Nasce l'aspro / Auvidis 1997