Refuge Emílio Goeldi

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Refuge Emílio Goeldi
Refúgio Emílio Goeldi
Research station
Refuge Emílio Goeldi, Elephant Island is located in Antarctica
Refuge Emílio Goeldi, Elephant Island
Refuge Emílio Goeldi, Elephant Island
Refuge Emílio Goeldi, Elephant Island (Antarctica)
Country  Brazil
Territory Brazilian Antarctica
Established 1988
Population
 • Total 6
Time zone BRT (UTC-3)
Website PROANTAR

Refuge Emílio Goeldi (Portuguese: Refúgio Emílio Goeldi) is a Brazilian Antarctic summer facility named after the Swiss-Brazilian naturalist and zoologist Émil Goeldi. Built in 1988, the structure is located on Elephant Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica.

The structure can accommodate up to 6 scientists for up to 40 days.[1] and depends both logistically and administratively on Comandante Ferraz station. Together with Refuge Astronomer Cruls, located on the Nelson Island, constitute the basic infra-structure to support the Brazilian Antarctic Program in Antarctica.

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  1. ^ XXIII RAPAL (2002). Programa Antartico Brasileiro. Dirección Nacional del Antártico - Instituto Antártico Argentino. p. 3. 

Coordinates: Maps 61°03′S 55°12′W / 61.05°S 55.20°W / -61.05; -55.20