Syowa
Antarctica

GRUAN status

Candidate site
(data flow in preparation)

Site Name

GRUAN (code, name)
Syowa
-short
-long, international
Syowa
-long, national
昭和基地
WMO (code, name)

Location

Country
Antarctica
State
Latitude
69.01° S
Longitude
39.58° E
Altitude
18 m

Site maps
Position and region map

Position map

Local map

Institution / Operator

Name
JMA
-long, international
Japan Meteorological Agency
-long, national
Website
www.jma.go.jp/jma/
Description
National Meteorological Service

Site Contact

Name
Kenji Suzuki
Affiliation
Japan Meteorological Agency
Address
Japan Meteorological Agency
1-3-4 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-8122
Japan
Email
knj.suzuki@met.kishou.go.jp
Phone
Fax

Site Description

Foundation
1957
General type
barren
Topography
is built on frozen moraine deposits and sand
Land use (within 10 km)
Climate
ice cap climate, polar climate
Website
www.jma.go.jp/jma/

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