Nicolaus Copernicus University Polar Station
The Nicolaus Copernicus University Polar Station (Stacja Polarna Uniwersytetu Mikołaja Kopernika na Spitsbergenie) in north-western Spitsbergen, in the northern part of the Kaffiøyra close to Aavatsmarkbreen, has operated since 1975. It was opened by the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń and named after Nicolaus Copernicus.
The station has been used by 13 expeditions and 70 people. In its 30-year existence the station has been visited by about 300 people.
The Nicolaus Copernicus University Polar Station is the northernmost Polish scientific institution.
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