Shirreff Base

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Location of Ioannes Paulus II Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Shirreff Base is a seasonal field station in the South Atlantic operated by Chile and the United States of America (USA) opened in 1991. Situated on the east side of Cape Shirreff on Ioannes Paulus II Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands off the Antarctic peninsula.

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The base is located at 62°28′13.5″S 60°46′15″W / 62.470417°S 60.77083°W / -62.470417; -60.77083Coordinates: 62°28′13.5″S 60°46′15″W / 62.470417°S 60.77083°W / -62.470417; -60.77083 which is 1.58 km southeast of Cape Shirreff and 3.32 km west-northwest of Black Point (detailed Chilean mapping in 2004. Bulgarian mapping in 2005 and 2009).

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Shirreff Base" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).