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Soviet union flag Russian flag Progress Station / Antarctica Russian flag

Latitude : 69°22 S
Longitude : 76°23 E Logo Google Earth

Time : UTC +4

Progress antarctic station was originally established in 1988 under the Soviet Antarctic Program.

In 1989 the station was moved to a neighbouring place and became a russian summer station in October 1991.
Later in 2008 a fire destroyed the main building but the station was quickly rebuilt and is permanently occupied actually.

Today the station continues the original program on geomagnetism, oceanography, hydrography and meteorological observations.

Credits : Information by miscellaneous. Pictures by Mikhail N. Fokin RW1AI and miscellaneous.
Music : Emilie Simon - La Marche de L'Empereur - All Is White / Bonne Pioche Music 2005