Sovetskaya (Antarctic Research Station)

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Sovetskaya was a Soviet research station in Antarctica at (77°58′S 89°16′E / 77.967°S 89.267°E / -77.967; 89.267). The surface elevation was initially reported to be 3,570 m; however, it was later revised to 3,662 m. Reached on 16 February 1958 by the 3rd Soviet Antarctic Expedition for International Geophysical Year research work, it closed on 3 January 1959. Its WMO reporting ID was 89557.[1]

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  1. ^ Victor E. Lagun (16 October 2008). "Catalogue of Russian Federation Antarctic Meteorology Data". Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute. Retrieved 29 July 2010.