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UK flag Station F Faraday / Galindez Island UK flag

Latitude : 65°14 S
Longitude : 64°15 W

Time : UTC -3

The station was established by the British Falkland Islands Dependencies survey as Station F or "Argentine Islands" on Winter Island in 1947 (Historic site 62 named today "James Wordie Hut").

Later the station moved to an adjacent place on Galindez Island in May 1954.

Finally "Station F-Faraday " complex was renamed "Vernadsky" and transferred to the Ukrainian antarctic center in 1996 which continue the different programmes regarding to glaciology, geomagnetism, upper atmospheric physic, meteorology.


Credits : Information by wikipedia. Pictures by miscellaneous.
Music : The Dubliners - The Dubliners greatest hits - The Lifeboat Mona / 1989