Antarctic Record (Nov 2005)

The Polish Arctic research station in Hornsund

  • Hajime Ito

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 49, no. 3
pp. 337 – 344


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Poland operates a year-round Arctic station at Hornsund, Spitsbergen, Svalbard. It is the only permanent Arctic station which a non-Arctic state operates independently. The author was given an opportunity to visit the station, and a brief report is prepared.