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China has commissioned the fifth station in Antarctica


This was reported by China Central Television.

The station is located in the Ross Sea area, its area is 5.2 thousand square meters. m. In summer, 80 people of the team can be accommodated on the territory of the facility, in winter – 30. Experts plan to observe natural phenomena, ecology and wildlife.

In addition, scientists will conduct numerous studies, including interdisciplinary projects. Experts also plan to monitor the state of the water area off the coast of Antarctica.

Australian and Norwegian scientists will also participate in the implementation of the research program. In addition, scientists from China will cooperate with the United Kingdom, the Republic of Korea, Russia, Italy, Australia, the United States and Chile in the field of supply.