Station Openings-1998-99 Plans

   
Section III of the 1999-2000 season plans lists the names, locations, and opening dates of the Party's bases and subsidiary stations established in the Antarctic Treaty Area, and whether they are for summer and/or winter operations.
 


Year Round Stations

McMurdo Station

  • Location: Hut Point Peninsula on Ross Island in McMurdo Sound
  • 77 55'S Latitude
  • 166 39'E Longitude
  • Annual Relief: 28 September 1999

Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station

  • Location: 90 00'S Latitude
  • Annual Relief: 25 October 1999

Palmer Station

  • Location: Anvers Island near Bonaparte Point
  • 64 46'S Latitude
  • 64 05'W Longitude
  • Annual Relief: 20 September 1999

Austral Summer Camps

Siple Dome Camp

  • Location: 81 39'S Latitude
  • 149 04'W Longitude
  • Open: 26 October 1999
  • Close: 01 February 2000

Byrd Camp

  • Location: 80 05'S Latitude
  • 119 32'W Longitude
  • Open: 02 October 1999
  • Close: 01 February 2000

Mid-C Camp

  • Location: 75 32'S Latitude
  • 145 49'W Longitude
  • Open: 08 November 1999
  • Close: 30 December 1999

Pieter J. Lenie Field Station ("Copacabana"), King George Island

  • Location: 62 10'S Latitude
  • 58 28'W Longitude
  • Open: 13 October 1999
  • Close: 04 March 2000

Cape Shirreff Field Station, Livingston Island

  • Location: 62 28'S Latitude
  • 60 47'W Longitude
  • Open: 29 October 1998
  • Close: 01 March 2000

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