Location of Ioannes Paulus II Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Cape Shirreff research station with the Chilean facilities on the left and the US ones on the right.
Topographic map of Livingston Island with the bases and base camps on the island.
Shirreff Base is a seasonal field station in the South Atlantic operated by Chile and the United States of America (USA) opened in 1991. Situated on the east side of Cape Shirreff on Ioannes Paulus II Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands off the Antarctic peninsula.
The base is located at 62°28′13.5″S 60°46′15″W / 62.470417°S 60.77083°WCoordinates: 62°28′13.5″S 60°46′15″W / 62.470417°S 60.77083°W which is 1.58 km southeast of Cape Shirreff and 3.32 km west-northwest of Black Point (detailed Chilean mapping in 2004. Bulgarian mapping in 2005 and 2009).
- L.L. Ivanov et al., Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich Island, South Shetland Islands (from English Strait to Morton Strait, with illustrations and ice-cover distribution), 1:100000 scale topographic map, Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria, Sofia, 2005.
- L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands. Scale 1:120000 topographic map. Troyan: Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2010. ISBN 978-954-92032-9-5 (First edition 2009. ISBN 978-954-92032-6-4)
- Antarctic Digital Database (ADD). Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), 1993–2016.
This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Shirreff Base" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).