Zhongshan Station (Antarctica)
Zhongshan Station in 2007
|Location in Antarctica||
|Administered by||Polar Research Institute of China|
|Established||26 February 1989|
|Elevation||10 m (30 ft)|
|Website||Chinese Arctic and Antarctic|
It is managed by the Polar Research Institute of China (PRIC). It is located in the Larsemann Hills by Prydz Bay in East Antarctica, and is near the Russian Progress II Station and the Romanian Law-Racoviţă Station.
The station is supplied by annual visits of the Chinese Antarctic support vessel Xuě Lóng.
The station can accommodate 60 summering personnel and 25 wintering personnel. It is a base for research on marine, glaciological, geological, and atmospheric sciences and for expeditions inland, such as to the Kunlun Station at Dome A.
According to The Age in January 2010 the station was visited by a delegation that included Xu Shaoshi, China's Minister for Land and Resources and the director of the Chinese Arctic and Antarctic Administration, Qu Tanzhou.
It is about 15 km from the Indian research station Bharati.
- List of Antarctic research stations
- List of Antarctic field camps
- Antarctic Great Wall Station
- Antarctic Kunlun Station
- Antarctic Taishan Station
- Arctic Yellow River Station
- Polar Research Institute of China
- Xuě Lóng
- Official website Polar Research Institute of China
- Official website Chinese Arctic and Antarctic Administration
- COMNAP Antarctic Facilities
- COMNAP Antarctic Facilities Map
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