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China Opens Qinling Station for Antarctic Scientific Investigation

China Opens Qinling Station for Antarctic Scientific Investigation
  • China has officially opened the Qinling Station in Antarctica. This significant development marks a new chapter in China’s scientific exploration and research in the Antarctic region, underscoring its commitment to contributing to global understanding of this remote and pristine environment.
  • Qinling Station, situated in one of the most untouched frontiers on the planet, is poised to become a hub for cutting-edge scientific research. The establishment of this station underscores China’s growing role in polar science, a field that has critical implications for understanding climate change, sea-level rise, and other global environmental issues.
  • Since its inception in 1981, the Indian Antarctic programme has performed 40 scientific missions and established three Indian Research Station in Antarctica, dubbed DakshinGangotri (1983), Maitri (1988), and Bharati (2012). Maitri and Bharati are now fully functional.

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Published date : 15 Feb 2024 05:07PM

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