|Ruperto Elichiribehety Station|
|Estación Científica Antártica Ruperto Elichiribehety|
Ruperto Elichiribehety Station is the building atop on the left
|Location in Antarctica||Hope Bay
|Administered by||Uruguayan Antarctic Institute|
ECARE, Spanish-language acronym for Estación Científica Antártica Ruperto Elichiribehety, is a Uruguayan summer station established by the Uruguayan Antarctic Institute on Dec 22nd, 1997 in the Antarctic Peninsula.
ECARE is located in Hut Cove, South East of Hope Bay in the North East part of the Antarctica Peninsula ( ) next to the Argentinian Esperanza Base. The Station can accommodate 7 people, and it is dedicated to support scientific projects in the surrender areas. It was a former British station, known as Trinity House.
It's named in honor of Ruperto Elichiribehety, Uruguayan Navy Lieutenant who in 1916 led the Uruguayan Expedition attempting to rescue the Shackleton-Rowett Expedition lost in Elephant Island.
- The 2007 ROU 4 Artigas, Uruguayan ship supporting ECARE
- A Cristy Trembly report on her visit to Artigas and ECARE bases in 2000.
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