South African National Antarctic Programme
The South African National Antarctic Programme (or SANAP) is the South African government's programme for research in the Antarctic and Subantarctic. Three research stations fall under this programme: the Antarctica research station SANAE IV, and one station each on the subantarctic islands Gough Island and Marion Island. These stations are managed and administered by the Directorate: Antarctic and Islands of the Department of Environmental Affairs.
The mission of the South African National Antarctic Programme is to increase understanding of the natural environment and life in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean through appropriate science and technology.
- "Antarctic Treaty System (ATS)". Department of International Relations and Cooperation. Retrieved 5 October 2010.
- Official SANAP website
- Gough Island
- Marion Island
- Wiki site for Southern Ocean Islands and Antarctica
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