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Position: Lat. 71° 20′ S, Long. 68° 17′ W
General location: Fossil Bluff, Alexander Island
Survey, geology, glaciology and field geophysics. Advanced station for field parties from Stonington Island (Station E), Adelaide (Station T) and Rothera (Station R).
Intermittently 20 Feb 1961 to present.
Occupied during the winters of 1961, 1962, 1969–1975. Closed for the 1976 winter when Rothera (Station R) became fully operational. Occupied intermittently for summer seasons since then. Supplied by air from Adelaide (Station T) and Rothera (Station R) and overland from Stonington Island (Station E).
The main hut was named Bluebell Cottage.
Advanced field station for parties from Rothera (Station R) during austral summers.
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