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Argentinian flag Petrel Station / Dundee Island Argentinian flag

Latitude : 63°28 S
Longitude : 56°17 W Logo Google Earth

Time : UTC -3

Petrel argentine antarctic station was estbalished in 1967 on Dundee Island just at North East corner of the antarctic peninsula.

The station is occupied periodically by scientists and a detachment of the Navy during the summer campaigns.

Biology, aurora observations, climatology, glaciology are the main survey arctivities.

The annual average temperature at Petrel Station is -7°C, the coldest record -32°C and the warmest 10°C.


Credits : Information by Marambio Foundation. Pictures by Ricardo LU1ZR 2006
Music : Zamfir - Utopia - Bleue Night / Phonogram 1992