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Re: How many people are currently staying in the Antarctic?


From: "Dave Bresnahan" <answer2@passport.ivv.nasa.gov>
Subject: Re: How many people are currently staying in the Antarctic?
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 1998 14:03:36 -0400

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From: onair@passport.ivv.nasa.gov <onair@passport.ivv.nasa.gov>
Date: Tuesday, April 28, 1998 2:00 PM
Subject: How many people are currently staying in the Antarctic?


>Kirsten H. asks this Question:
>
>How many people are currently staying in the Antarctic?
>
>
>Answer:
>
>This is the austral winter period in Antarctica and there are about 2,000
people total "wintering-over"  At the United States stations we have the
following:  McMurdo 166, South Pole 28 and Palmer 22.

Each of our stations has about 25 % women this winter and about 33% during
the summer

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