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Argentinian flag Decepcion Station / Deception Island Argentinian flag

Latitude : 62°59 S
Longitude : 60°43 W Logo Google Earth

Time : UTC -3

Decepcion Antarctic Station was built in 1947 at Port Foster on Deception Island that is situated in South Shetland archipelago.

Argentine conducts several research programs at Decepcion Station like meteorology and seismography. In 1993 was inaugurated an observatory that is in charge of volcanic studies.

Decepcion weather reports an average temperature of -3°C, a maximum of 10°C and a minimum of -30°C.

The station is mainly occupied by a few scientists and a detachment of the Navy.


Credits : Information by Marambio Foundation. Pictures by Piet Barber and miscellaneous.
Music : Carlos Nunez + Teresa Salgueiro - Todos os mundos - Maria Solina / BMG 2002