U.K. opens sixth research base in Antarctica

02/4/2013 | Our Amazing Planet · Gizmag

The Halley VI Research Station is officially up and running in Antarctica, according to the British Antarctic Survey. The station is the sixth U.K.-built base and is made up of interlocking modules to be used as homes, research labs and offices for up to 52 people. The station has been designed and built to be "extremely rugged" and is mounted on hydraulically elevated skis.

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