Mizuho Station (Antarctica)

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This article is about the Antarctic transshipment station. For the train station in Hokkaidō, Japan, see Mizuho Station.
The location of the Mizuho Station.

The Mizuho Station (みずほ基地 Mizuho Kichi?) was a permanent Japanese Antarctic transshipment station. Located on Mizuho Plateau 2230 m above sea level, it was opened in 1970. It was operated by the Japanese National Institute of Polar Research, and closed in 1987. It is occasionally visited by some parties for meteorological and glaciological observations.[1]


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Coordinates: 70°41′53″S 44°19′54″E / 70.69806°S 44.33167°E / -70.69806; 44.33167