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Polish flag Arctowski Station / King George Island Polish flag

Latitude : 62°09 S
Longitude : 58°28 W Logo Google Earth

Time : UTC -3

The Polish Antarctic station Henryk Arctowski was established at Admiralty Bay, King George Island in 1977.

That station is one of most visited of Antarctica receiving right through the year 20 to 70 persons.

Polish Academy of sciences conducts several research programs like geology, climatology, glaciology, oceanography and sismography.

An interesting singularity, Arctowski Station, thanks to a glass-house, products its proper vegetables.


Credits : Information by Mehdi Escoffier F5PFP. Pictures by miscellaneous.
Music : Belfast Harp Orchestra and The Chieftains - The Celtic Harp - Sonny Brogan's Mazurkas / BMG 1993