ANTARCTIC BASES or NATIONS

This page provides links to pages for each Antarctic Base or Nation for which we have Antarctic postal items for sale. We will add to this list as and when possible.  In the meantime collectors should search through the many other web pages we have of Antarctic ships etc as there will be many items there originating from various bases or National Antarctic Programmes.


ADVENTURE NETWORK (Private Company)

Patriot Hills Base - Foot of Vinson Mountains

Mount Vinson Mountaineering


ARGENTINA.

Jubany Antarctic Base - On King George Island

Also take a look at the many tourist vessels departing from Ushuaia in our Antarctic ships listings including "Ice Lady Patagonia"


AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC.

Cape Denison - Mawson's Huts Expedition 2000-2001

Heard Island

Law Base in Larsemann Hills.

Dr Phillip Law's 88th Birthday

QANTAS CroydonTravel Antarctic tourist flights

Also take a look at the following Australian owned or operated vessels in our Antarctic ships listings; "Aurora Australis", "Polar Bird", "Polar Queen", "Sir Hubert Wilkins", "Southern Champion" and  "Southern Surveyor".

In addition the following foreign vessels have either carried AAT mail or deposited their Antarctic mail in Australia; "Akademik Shokalskiy", "Arctic Sunrise", "Hakurei Maru", "Italica", "Joides Resolution", "Kapitan Khlebnikov", "L'Astrolabe', "Nathaniel Palmer", "Oceanic Odyssey", "Polar Sea" and "Shirase".


AUSTRIA.

2004 Austrian Antarctic stamp issue


BELGIUM.

Belgian Antarctic Expedition to Mount Vinson 1999


BRASIL.

Brasil Antarctic First Day Covers

Comandante Ferraz Base - On King George Island

Also take a look at the following Brazil owned vessel in our Antarctic ships listings; "Ary Rongel"


BULGARIA.

Tangra - Camp Academia - Livingston Island

St Kliment Ohridski Station - Livingston Island

Also check out the page for the Spanish supply vessel "Las Palmas"


CHILE.

Arturo Prat Base on Greenwich Island.

Eduardo Frei Base on King George Island.

Gabriel Gonzalez Videla Base

General Bernardo O'Higgins Base on Antarctic Peninsula.

Also take a look at the following Chile owned or operated vessels in our Antarctic ships listings; "Almirante Oscar Viel", "Lautaro" and "Leucoton".


CHINA.

GREAT WALL STATION

Historic Chinese Antarctic Expedition cover Gallery

ZHONG SHAN STATION

Chinese Antarctic Picture Postcards & Maxi-cards

Take a look at the following Chinese vessels in our Antarctic ships listings;  "JiDi" "Xue Long".


EQUADOR.


FALKLAND ISLANDS

(including British Antarctic Territories

Click here for covers from 1999-2000

Click here for covers from 2000-2001


FINLAND.


FRANCE.

Click here for details of French Antarctic Base covers

Also take a look at the following French owned or operated vessels in our Antarctic ships listings; "La Curieuse" and L'Astrolabe".


GERMANY.

German Geodetic Earth Receiving Satellite Base at "O'Higgins on Antarctic Peninsula.

German Polar Air Crews operating in Antarctica.

Also take a look at the following German owned or chartered vessels in our Antarctic ships listings; "Bremen", "Hanseatic", "Polar Duke", "Polarstern" and "Sonne".


GREENPEACE.

Take a look at the following Greenpeace vessels in our Antarctic ships listings; "Arctic Sunrise", "Rainbow Warrior".


INDIA.

Goa National Antarctic Centre Headquarters

MAITRI Antarctic Base

Also take a look at the Indian Antarctic vessels pages for the following ships; "Magdalena Oldendorff", and "Paardeberg".


INDONESIA.

Indonesian Antarctic Expeditions


ITALY.

CONCORDIA STATION

MARIO ZUCCHELLI STATION

TERRA NOVA STATION

SAFAIR Italian Antarctic Air Support

Italian Antarctic Activities   1999-2000 pictorial.

IGAC Meeting in Bologna

Also take a look at the following Italian owned or operated vessel in our Antarctic ships listings; OGS "Explora", "Italica" and "Polar Queen".


JAPANESE ANTARCTIC BASES.

Syowa Antarctic Base.

Take a look at the following Japanese owned vessels in our Antarctic ships listings; "Hakurei Maru", "Shonan Maru" and "Shirase". We have a seperate page for the latest Shirase Expedition (Jare 47) which can be seen here. Also take at look at "Tangaroa" which was under Japanese charter in 2002.


MALAYSIA.

Malaysian Antarctic Program

2001 Antarctic research Expedition


NETHERLANDS.

Dutch "Origin" South Pole Expedition 2000-2001

Also take a look at the following Netherlands owned vessels under our Antarctic ship listings; "Archangelgracht", "Arctic Sunrise"and "Rainbow Warrior".


NEW ZEALAND.

Sub Antarctic Campbell Islands 2001 Rat Eradication project - envelopes

Sub Antarctic Campbell Islands 2001 Rat Eradication project - photos

Take a look at the following New Zealand owned or operated vessels in our Antarctic ships listings; "Akademik Shokalskiy", "Braveheart", "Sea Surveyor", "Tangaroa", "Te Kaha" and "Tradewind".

In addition the following foreign vessels have either carried New Zealand antarctic mail or deposited their Antarctic mail in New Zealand; "Archangelgracht", "Bremen", "Clipper Odyssey", "Frontier Spirit", "Green Wave", "Italica", "Joides Resolution", "Kapitan Khlebnikov", "Lawrence H. Gianella", "Marco Polo", "Nathaniel B. Palmer", "Oceanic Odyssey", "Polar Duke", "Richard G Matthiesen", "Roger Revelle", "Shonan Maru", "Sir Hubert Wilkins" and "Sonne".


NORTH KOREA.


NORWAY.

NORWEGIAN SOUTH POLE EXPEDITION 2000-2001

PHOTOS OF ABOVE EXPEDITION

TROMSO ANTARCTIC TREATY MEETING 1998

Also take a look at the following Norwegian owned vessels under our Antarctic ship listings; Polar Bird, Polar Duke, Polar Queen, "Nordnorge", Norwegian Crown and Norwegian Dream.


PAKISTAN.


PERU.

Machu Picchu Station - King George Island.

Also take a look at our page for the Peru supply vessel "Humboldt"


POLAND.

Arctowski Station - King George Island.

Also take a look at the following Polish owned vessel under our Antarctic ship listings; "Jastarnia Bor".


ROUMANIA

Law-Racovita Station

Maria Marinescu South Pole Expedition 2001


RUSSIA.

PROGRESS STATION

VOSTOK STATION

RUSSIAN 2002 SOUTH POLE FLIGHT

Take a look at the many Russian registered vessels operating under charter to tourist companies as listed in our shipping lists.


SOUTH AFRICA.

SANAE

Also take a look at the following South African owned vessel under our Antarctic ship listings; "Agulhas".


SOUTH KOREA.

King Sejong Base

Also take a look at the following South Korean owned vessels under our Antarctic ship listings; "Onnuri".


SPAIN.

Gabriel De Castilla

Juan Carlos 1

Royal vist to Antarctica by King Juan Carlos

Also check out the page for the Spanish supply vessels  "Las Palmas" and "Hesperides"


SWEDEN.

2002 Nordenskjold Centennial Expedition to Snow Hill

2006-07 Icebreaker "Oden" Antarctic Expedition


UKRAINE.

Akademik Vernadsky Antarctic Base on Galindez Island


UNITED KINGDOM.

FALKLAND ISLANDS & BRITISH ANTARCTIC TERRITORY.

Also take a look at the following British owned or operated vessels under our Antarctic ship listings; "Endurance", "Ernest Shackleton", "James Clark Ross" and "Marco Polo".


UNITED STATES.

Byrd Surface Camp 2000

McMURDO BASE

McMurdo Fire Department

Williams Field - Photos of Snow Storm  December, 2001

 

AMUNDSEN SCOTT SOUTH POLE STATION

1998 - 2000 covers

2000-2001 covers

2000-2001 season photos

2001-2002 season photos

2003-04 season photos

C-17 Globemaster 111 first Antarctic flight 1999

Mid-Winter 2000 at US Operation Deep Freeze Base Christchurch

President Clinton visit to US Operation Deep Freeze Base Christchurch

PALMER STATION

For Palmer Station and also nearby Copacabana Field Camp and Cape Shirreff Station see their supply vessel "Laurence M Gould"

 

Also take a look at the following American owned or operated vessels under our Antarctic ship listings; "Archelangelgracht",  "Green Wave", "Gus W. Darnell", "Joides Resolution", "Laurence M. Gould". "Lawrence H. Gianella"," Melville", "Nathaniel B Palmer", "Polar Sea", "Richard G. Matthiesen" "Roger Revelle" and "Yuzhmorgeologiya".


URUGUAY.

Artigas Antarctic Base on King George Island.

Also take a look at the following Uruguyan owned vessels under our Antarctic ship listings; "Vanguardia".


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