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Cape Reclus Refuge — History

Location of Refuge — Cape Reclus

Cape Reclus

(Also known as Reclus hut or Portal Point)

Position: Lat. 64° 30′ S, Long. 61° 46′ W
General location: Portal Point, Reclus Peninsula, Danco Coast.

Purpose

Survey and geology.

Occupied

13 December 1956 – 25 April 1958

Party from Danco Island (Station O) wintered there 1957 to continue local survey work.

Current Status

Dismantled on 1 April 1997 and transported to the Falkland Islands Museum, Stanley, for re-erection as an exhibit (erected Dec 1998). Only concrete foundations remain.