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Brazil begins next year work on new Antarctic base at a cost of 54m dollars

Friday, October 11th 2013 - 12:48 UTC
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Brazil said on Thursday it will start work early next year on a new Antarctic base to replace the one gutted by a 2012 fire. The new station would be modern and built with more resistant material, Navy Admiral Julio Soares de Moura told reporters as he unveiled the 54 million dollar project. Read full article


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  • Brasileiro

    Okay Brazil. Let's take control of our space.

    Oct 11th, 2013 - 03:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • redp0ll

    @1 nice to see Brazil claiming her place in the sun?

    Oct 11th, 2013 - 06:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    @2 Ice can be too. hahaha

    Oct 11th, 2013 - 07:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    Do they have Argentina's permission to build a base on THEIR continent ?

    Oct 11th, 2013 - 07:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Math

    Yes, Argentina and Britain let us use their Antartic territory. We don't invade countries.

    Oct 12th, 2013 - 01:51 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @1 Brazil has no “space” in Antarctica. King George Island is part of the British Antarctic Territory. Just bear some things in mind. Britain is permitting Brazil to build a base in accordance with the spirit of the Antarctic Treaty. The base is subject to inspection. Since argies go there, it is designated as a potential bomb and missile range.

    Oct 12th, 2013 - 07:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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