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indian flag Maitri Station / Antarctica indian flag

Latitude : 70°46 S
Longitude : 11°44 E Logo Google Earth

Time : UTC +0

Maitri was built in 1989 at Schirmarcher Oasis on Princess Astrid Coast.

The station conducts some experimentations in geology and medicine. India built a freshwater lake around the station known as Lake Priyadharshini. Maitri accomplished as well the mission of geomorphologic mapping of Schirmacher Oasis.

The station has modern facilities, carry out research in various other disciplines as glaciology, meteorology, atmospheric sciences and is abble to host 25 people for winter seasons and about 60 persons during the summer campaign.


Credits : Information by Wikipedia and Bhagwati Prasad Semwal VU3BPZ. Pictures by Bhagwati Prasad Semwal VU3BPZ.
Music : I Muvrini - Gioia - Gioia / Sony Music 2010.