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Dakshin Gangotri

  • Dakshin Gangotri was the first Indian scientific research base station established in Antarctica, as a part of the Indian Antarctic Program.
  • Located at a distance of 2,500 kilometres from the South Pole, it was established during the third

Indian expedition to Antarctica in 1983/84. This was the first time an Indian team spent a winter in Antarctica to carry out scientific work.

 

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