Novolazarevskaya Station

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Novolazarevskaya Station
Новолазаревская
Antarctic station
Novolazarevskaya station in 2006
Novolazarevskaya station in 2006
Location of Novolazarevskaya Station in Antarctica
Location of Novolazarevskaya Station in Antarctica
Novolazarevskaya Station
Location of Novolazarevskaya Station in Antarctica
Coordinates: 70°46′36″S 11°49′20″E / 70.776762°S 11.822356°E / -70.776762; 11.822356Coordinates: 70°46′36″S 11°49′20″E / 70.776762°S 11.822356°E / -70.776762; 11.822356
Country  Soviet Union
 Russia
Location in Antarctica Schirmacher Oasis
Queen Maud Land
Antarctica
Administered by Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute
Established 18 January 1961 (1961-01-18)
Elevation 102 m (335 ft)
Population
 • Total
  • Up to 70
Type All-year round
Period Annual
Status Operational
Website www.aari.nw.ru

Novolazarevskaya Station (Russian: Станция Новолазаревская) is a Russian, formerly Soviet, Antarctic research station. The station is located at Schirmacher Oasis, Queen Maud Land, 75 km from the Antarctic coast, from which it is separated by Lazarev Ice Shelf. It was opened on January 18, 1961 by the 6th Soviet Antarctic Expedition. The maximum summer population is 70.

Novolazarevskaya has an airstrip (ICAO:AT17) that serves both research-related and commercial flights. In 2010 GLONASS differential reference station started to work in Novolazarevskaya. The reference station also provides Internet to Novolazarevskaya personnel.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Novolazarevskaya Station
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 2.2
(36)
−0.8
(30.6)
−5.3
(22.5)
−9.1
(15.6)
−10.6
(12.9)
−12.0
(10.4)
−14.0
(6.8)
−14.6
(5.7)
−13.5
(7.7)
−9.6
(14.7)
−3.2
(26.2)
1.5
(34.7)
−7.42
(18.65)
Daily mean °C (°F) −0.4
(31.3)
−3.3
(26.1)
−7.8
(18)
−11.9
(10.6)
−13.6
(7.5)
−14.9
(5.2)
−17.1
(1.2)
−17.9
(−0.2)
−16.7
(1.9)
−12.6
(9.3)
−5.9
(21.4)
−1.1
(30)
−10.27
(13.53)
Average low °C (°F) −2.7
(27.1)
−5.6
(21.9)
−10.1
(13.8)
−14.9
(5.2)
−17.1
(1.2)
−18.4
(−1.1)
−20.8
(−5.4)
−21.6
(−6.9)
−20.4
(−4.7)
−15.7
(3.7)
−8.7
(16.3)
−3.6
(25.5)
−13.3
(8.05)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 2.5
(0.098)
2.7
(0.106)
8.9
(0.35)
14.5
(0.571)
29.0
(1.142)
34.6
(1.362)
34.7
(1.366)
36.3
(1.429)
33.1
(1.303)
24.8
(0.976)
10.8
(0.425)
5.8
(0.228)
237.7
(9.356)
Average relative humidity (%) 56.3 49.6 48.2 46.9 48.9 50.4 49.3 49.9 48.0 49.5 52.3 57.0 50.53
Source: Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Novolazarevskaya Station (89512)". AARI. Retrieved December 1, 2015. 

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