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Mizuho Station (Antarctica)


Mizuho Station (Antarctica)

The location of the Mizuho Station.

The Mizuho Station (みずほ基地 Mizuho Kichi) was a permanent Japanese Antarctic transshipment station. Located on Mizuho Plateau 2230 m above sea level, it was opened in 1970. It was operated by the Japanese National Institute of Polar Research, and closed in 1987. It is occasionally visited by some parties for meteorological and glaciological observations.[1]


  1. ^ NIPR. Antartctic expeditions

External links

  • (English) Japanese National Institute of Polar Research
  • みずほ基地

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