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Corporate entry Macquarie Island Station (1948 - )

Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions

From
1 March 1948
Southern Ocean
Functions
Industrial or Scientific Research, Conservation or Environment and Meteorology
Website
http://www.aad.gov.au/default.asp?casid=7151
Reference No
CA 1530
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia

Summary

The Macquarie Island Station was established in 1948 as a research station by the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions. It is located in the Southern Ocean, 1500 km from Tasmania and 1300 km from Antarctica. The station is controlled by the Antarctic Division, part of the Department of the Environment and Heritage.

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Ailie Smith