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Blaiklock Island Refuge — History

Location of Refuge — Blaiklock Island

Position: Lat. 67° 32′ S, Long. 67° 12′ W
General location: North side of Blaiklock Island

Blaiklock Island, 1957

Purpose

Survey and geology.

Occupied

Intermittently 6 March 1957–1958

Used as a satellite hut for personnel based at Horseshoe Island (Station Y). Also used by parties from Detaille Island (Station W) and Stonington Island (Station E).

Current Status

Designated as Historic Site No. 63 under the Antarctic Treaty, 19 May 1995 (included with Horseshoe Island Station). Site cleaned up and minor repairs completed Mar 1997.