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III. Station Openings

Section III of the 2004-2005 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: 5 October 2004

Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station

Location: 90° 00'S Latitude
Annual Relief: 23 October 2004

Palmer Station

Location:

Anvers Island near Bonaparte Point
64° 46'S Latitude
64° 05'W Longitude

Annual Relief: 29 September 2004

Austral Summer Camps

Siple Dome Camp

Location: 81° 39'S Latitude
149° 04'W Longitude
Open: 05 November 2004
Close: 28 January 2005

Byrd Camp

Location: 80° 05'S Latitude
119° 32'W Longitude
Open: 25 October 2004
Close: 21 January 2005 (approximate)

Thwaites Glacier Camp

Location: 78° 18' S Latitude
118° 0' E Longitude
Open: 02 November 2004
Close: 15 January 2005 (approximate)

Odell Glacier

Location: 76° 37' S Latitude
160° 03'E Longitude
Open: 12 November 2004
Close: 01 January 2005

Taylor Dome

Location: Location: 77 47' S Latitude
158 45' E Longitude
Open: 15 November 2004
Close: 28 November 2004

Lake Hoare

Location: 76° 38' S Latitude
162° 57'E Longitude
Open: 11 October 2004
Close: 03 February 2005

Lake Bonney Camp

Location: 77° 42' S Latitude
162° 27'E Longitude
Open: 12 October 2004
Close: 01 February 2005

Lake Fryxell

Location: 77° 36' S Latitude
163° 07'E Longitude
Open: 13 October 2004
Close: 03 February 2005

F6 Camp

Location: 77° 21' S Latitude
163° 09' E Longitude
Open: 13 October 2004
Close: 02 February 2005

Copacabana, King George Island

Location: 62 10' S Latitude
58 28' W Longitude
Open: 11 October 2004
Close: 06 March 2005

Cape Shirreff Field Station, Livingston Island

Location: 62° 28 'S Latitude
60° 47'W Longitude
Open: 10 November 2004
Close: 08 March 2005

Vega Island Camp

Location: 63 54 'S Latitude
57 37' W Longitude
Open: 04 December 2004
Close: 24 December 2004