Asuka Station (Antarctica)

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Asuka Station[1]
Location of Asuka Station in Antarctica
Location of Asuka Station in Antarctica
Asuka Station[1]
Location of Asukai Station in Antarctica
Coordinates: 71°31′33″S 24°06′41″E / 71.525950°S 24.111409°E / -71.525950; 24.111409
Country Japan
Location in AntarcticaQueen Maud Land
Administered byNational Institute of Polar Research
Established1985 (1985)
Elevation
980 m (3,220 ft)
TypeUnmanned
StatusClosed
WebsiteNational Institute of Polar Research

The Asuka Station (Japanese: あすか基地, Hepburn: Asuka Kichi) is a permanent Japanese Antarctic unmanned observation base. It is located on Queen Maud Land and was opened in 1985.[1]

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The location of the Asuka Station