Antarctica, Livingstone Island - Bulgaria

Basic Information
Site Name
Antarctica, Livingstone Island
Short name
Antarctica
Country
Bulgaria
Site Manager
Site Description
Livingston Island (62º39’S, 60º21’W) is situated in the South Shetlands, one of the Earth’s regions where warming has been more significant in the last 50 years. Livingston island shows high mountain relief, is 90% covered by glaciers and the bedrock in the research area (Hurd Peninsula) is a low-grade metasedimentary sequence of sandstone, shales and quartzite. About 10% free of ice vegetated terrains.
Last modified
2020-06-29 10:06:55
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Site Status
Operational
Year Established
2008
Purpose
Research in the field of geology, biology, glaciology, topography and geographic information.
Geographic
Size
84500.00ha
Elevation (average)
600.00msl
Elevation (min)
0.00msl
Elevation (max)
1700.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
LTER Bulgaria (LTER_EU_BG_001)This site is a verified "LTER Bulgaria" member.
LTER EuropeThis site is a verified "LTER Europe" member.
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