Antarctica, Livingstone Island - Bulgaria
Antarctica, Livingstone Island
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.
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Research in the field of geology, biology, glaciology, topography and geographic information.
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