Heinz Kohnen

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Heinz Kohnen
Born (1938-02-05)February 5, 1938
Oberhausen, Germany
Died 25 July 1997 (1997-07-26) (aged 59)
Nienberge, Munster, Germany
Residence Germany
Citizenship German
Nationality German
Fields Geophysics
Polar research

Heinz Kohnen (5 February 1938 – 25 July 1997) was a German scientist and geophysicist known for his work in polar research. Kohnen helped determine the site of the first German Antarctic station during an expedition from 1979-1980. Kohnen-Station, a field station on Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica, is named after him.[1]