Camp Byers

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Location of Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Topographic map of Livingston Island with the bases and base camps on the island.

Camp Byers (Spanish: Campamento Byers) is a Spanish seasonal base camp on Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. The area was visited by early 19th century sealers.


The encampment is located at 62°39′46″S 61°06′00″W / 62.66278°S 61.10000°W / -62.66278; -61.10000 which is 1.2 km north-northwest of Nikopol Point, 1.04 km northeast of Sealer Hill, 3.13 km south by west of Chester Cone and 4.38 km west of Dometa Point (detailed Spanish mapping of the area in 1992, Bulgarian mapping in 2005 and 2009).

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  • Juan José Durán, Ana Justel Eusebio. La Península Byers: La vida en el Campamento Byers (III). Terralia, Nº 48, 2005, pags. 80-91. ISSN 1138-6223 (Spanish)
  • Ivanov, L. General Geography and History of Livingston Island. In: Bulgarian Antarctic Research: A Synthesis. Eds. C. Pimpirev and N. Chipev. Sofia: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press, 2015. pp. 17-28. ISBN 978-954-07-3939-7