Station P

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Location of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.

Station P was a British base camp at the head of Mateev Cove on the east side of Hannah Point, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica that supported survey, geology and biology field work from 29 December 1957 until 15 March 1958. The area was visited by early 19th century sealers.


The encampment was located at 62°38′57.5″S 60°35′25″W / 62.649306°S 60.59028°W / -62.649306; -60.59028Coordinates: 62°38′57.5″S 60°35′25″W / 62.649306°S 60.59028°W / -62.649306; -60.59028 which is 1.32 km east-northeast of Hannah Point, 1.07 km south-southeast of Ustra Peak, 1.97 km southwest of Krakra Bluff, 6.88 km west by south of Ereby Point and 9.34 km northwest of Salisbury Bluff (British mapping in 1858, and Bulgarian mapping of the area in 2005 and 2009).

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