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Czech flag Eco Nelson Station / Nelson Island Czech flag

Latitude : 62°15 S
Longitude : 58°59 W Logo Google Earth

Time : UTC -3

Eco Nelson station is established on Nelson Island, South Shetland archipelago and was occupied by the first Czech expedition in 1988.

The settlements are built up on the ice-free oasis (4 km2), mostly covered by vegetation. Local coast is formed by sand beaches, rocks or glaciers, during low tides it is partly accessible.

Today the station is continuously occupied by a team of 1 to 9 persons.

Credits : Information by . Pictures by Jarda Jirus OK1FOW (OL0ANT) and
Music : Patricia Kaas - Le Mot de Passe - Une Fille de l'Est / Sony 1999