travel42 Port Guide: Port Lockroy


Port Lockroy travel42 Port of Call Guide


Located on the west side of the Antarctic Peninsula, this former British research station (Station A) was established during World War II and had a continuous presence through 1962. During the early years before the Antarctic Treaty of 1959, it was more important for nations with territorial interest in Antarctica to maintain a presence if any territorial claim was to be asserted.


Now, this former research station is only staffed in the Antarctic summer as a tourist stop for cruise ships....

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