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Soviet union flag Russian flag Leningradskaya Station / Antarctica Russian flag

Latitude : 69°30 S
Longitude : 159°23 E

Time : UTC +12

Leningradskaya Station was a Soviet Antarctic research station which was opened in 1971 by the members of the 15th Soviet Antarctic Expedition and was closed in 1991.

During the occupation studies of meteorology, magnetism, oceanology and glaciology were carried out.

Today the station receives some rare and periodic visits during the summer season.


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Music : Red Army Choir - Red Army Choir - Brave Cossacks / BMG 1996