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Jubany

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Jubany Scientific Station is an Argentine permanent base in the Antarctic located at , first settled in 1953 in the 25 de Mayo island among the South Shetland Islands. Max. population of 60 people. It is near other bases , and next to a colony of more than 16000 penguins and 650 sea lions.

The Station was erected in 1982, and has an average winter population of 20 people.

The base counts 15 buildings, 2 laboratories and a Cinema (since April 2005). In order to reach it, it is necessary to fly from Ushuaia to Base Marambio and then navigate for a few days.

External links

Council Of Managers Of National Antarctic Programs: Jubany Base

History of the base (Spanish)

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