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General Belgrano II

Topics: Argentine Antarctica

General Belgrano II is an Argentine Antarctic base located at .

In 1955 General Hernan Pujato founded the first Belgrano station, remaining for years as the southernmost base. On February 5, 1979 the Belgrano II was opened as replacement of the previous base. A third base, Belgrano III worked from 1980 to 1984, but the second one is the only one running, and its as of 2006 the Argentine southernmost permanent base on the continent.

For more detailed info see: Council Of Managers Of National Antarctic Programs: Belgrano II Base

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