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Antarctic Scientific Bases

Antarctic Scientific Bases

The scientific research station in Antarctica

Camara Base is an Argentine Antarctic Scientific Base located at Menguante Cove on Half Moon Island in the South Shetland Islands.  Argentina established the Antarctica scientific base in 1953. In addition, there are 12 Argentinian research bases in Antarctica. There are also many others in the region operated by other countries. You can see the complete list here.

High resolution panorama Camara Argentine Antarctic scientific base

Size of the ScientificResearch Base

The base can be identified by its black tower with yellow stripes. It is considered minor as it can only hold up to 36 people during the summer months. The station is consists of only four structures; the main and emergency buildings, a freezing chamber building, a warehouse, and a deposit.

Camara Argentine Antarctic scientific base

These scientists at this Antarctic scientific base observe surface meteorology, birds, and the impacts of local tourism. The Argentinian scientists have also studied oceanography and geochronology in the Antarctica region.

Camara Base is an Argentine Antarctic base and scientific research station

The landscape photograph shows the research station is covered in snow with one of the red research buildings in the background.

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