Refuge Engineer Wiltgen

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Refuge Engineer Wiltgen

Refúgio Engenheiro Wiltgen
Refuge Engineer Wiltgen is located in Antarctica
Refuge Engineer Wiltgen
Refuge Engineer Wiltgen
Refuge Engineer Wiltgen, Elephant Island
Coordinates: Maps 61°01′S 55°13′W / 61.01°S 55.21°W / -61.01; -55.21Coordinates: Maps 61°01′S 55°13′W / 61.01°S 55.21°W / -61.01; -55.21
Country Brazil
TerritoryBrazilian Antarctica
Established3 February 1985
Population
 • Total6
Time zoneUTC-3 (BRT)
WebsitePROANTAR

Refuge Engineer Wiltgen (Portuguese: Refúgio Engenheiro Wiltgen) was a Brazilian Antarctic summer installation named after Engineer João Aristides Wiltgen, founder of the Brazilian Institute for Antarctic Studies. Established on 3 February 1985, the structure was located on Elephant Island,[1] South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, and depended both logistically and administratively on Comandante Ferraz station. It was dismantled during the summer 1997/98.

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  1. ^ Viva Brazil. "PROANTAR". Viva Brazil. Retrieved 3 March 2012.