Tor (research station)

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Tor Station
Antarctic base
The Norwegian field station Tor in Antarctica
The Norwegian field station Tor in Antarctica
Location of Tor Station in Antarctica
Location of Tor Station in Antarctica
Tor Station
Location of Tor Station in Antarctica
Coordinates: 71°53′22″S 5°09′34″E / 71.889477°S 5.159545°E / -71.889477; 5.159545
Country Norway
Location in AntarcticaSvarthamaren Mountain
Queen Maud Land
Antarctica
Administered byNorwegian Polar Institute
Established1993 (1993)
Elevation1,625 m (5,331 ft)
Population
 • Total
  • Up to 7
TypeSeasonal
PeriodSummer
StatusOperational
WebsiteTor Field Station
Norwegian Polar Institute
Tor
Svarthamaren SteinNilsen 6190.jpg
Tor field station in Svarthamaren Mountain
Tor (research station) is located in Antarctica
Tor (research station)
Location of Tor within Antarctica
General information
LocationSvarthamaren Mountain, Queen Maud Land, Antarctica
Coordinates71°53′22″S 5°09′34″E / 71.889477°S 5.159545°E / -71.889477; 5.159545
Elevation1,625 metres (5,331 ft)
Current tenantsNorwegian Polar Institute
Construction started1992
Completed1993

Tor research station is a Norwegian Antarctic research station in Queen Maud Land, in the easternmost part of Princess Martha Coast at Svarthamaren Mountain, established in 1993. It is located 1625 metres above sea level, about 200 km from the coast. It is smaller than the other Norwegian station, Troll, and a summer-only station.

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