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Chile plans a museum in Antarctica to honour pioneers and attract tourism

Sunday, May 22nd 2011 - 22:16 UTC
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The Magallanes regional authorities in Chile’s extreme south are planning to open a museum in the country’s Arturo Prat Antarctic base. Objects and images of Chile’s national presence on the continent will be on display. Read full article


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  • briton

    More you build, the more you attract other countries to build also,,
    so if you start a building rush, you only have yourself to blame,
    we hear Argentina wants to expand her holdings down their,
    you know what they say about a trickle .

    May 22nd, 2011 - 10:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Redhoyt

    Neither Chile nor Argentina have any 'holdings' down there !

    May 22nd, 2011 - 11:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marcos Alejandro

    Not in Thailand Rotted but yes in Antarctica.
    Get used to it!

    May 23rd, 2011 - 12:14 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ManRod

    in this case, sorry lads:

    There are “holdings”... Chile holds the biggest permanently used base on the continent with about 100 citizens, schools, cinema, post office, etc...steadily increasing.
    Briton: Argentina meanwhile struggels with internal problems, they got other stuff to solve yet.

    We learned from you, mates. You've shown the path to walk on the Falklands, thanks! ;D

    May 23rd, 2011 - 02:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    isnt life wonderfull.
    but its a bit to cold down there .

    May 23rd, 2011 - 10:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ManRod

    sure, but isn't weather in the scottish north also quite rough for long periods. A reason to abandon it? Naaahhh

    May 24th, 2011 - 09:19 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • zethe

    4 ManRod:

    A friend of mine worked at a US base down there that housed over 1,000 people.

    May 29th, 2011 - 04:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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