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Livingston Island Station P — History

Location of Station P Livingston Island

Position: (Approx) Lat. 62° 40′ S, Long. 61° 00′ W
General location: Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands

Purpose

Survey, geology and biology.

Occupied

29 December 1957 – 15 March 1958.

A temporary, mobile camp for use by field parties on Livingston Island. The letter P was used as the intention had been to erect a hut. In all other cases it has not been the practice to assign letters to field camps.

Buildings

RRS Shackleton was holed when transporting the hut, parts of which were used to repair the ship.