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UK flag Station Z Halley II / Antarctica UK flag

Latitude : 75°31 S
Longitude : 26°39 W

Time : UTC -2

Halley II was built January-March 1967. It was designed with a pitched roof reinforced with steel supports.

Halley I and Halley II were both occupied during the 1967 winter, Halley II being known as The Village and Grillage Village. Closed 1973.

Approximately 1.2 m of snow accumulate each year on the Brunt Ice Shelf and buildings on the surface become covered and eventually crushed by snow, necessitating periodic rebuilding of the station.

This part of the ice shelf is also moving westward by approximately 700 m per year.


Credits : Information by British Antarctic Survey. Pictures by miscellaneous.
Music : Urban Trad - Elem - Valse 98 / Universal music 2004