The Ger­man Antarc­tic re­ceiv­ing sta­tion GARS O’Hig­gins

The Ger­man Antarc­tic re­ceiv­ing sta­tion GARS O’Hig­gins
Credit: DLR (CC-BY 3.0)

The German Antarctic receiving station GARS O’Higgins

GARS (Ger­man Antarc­tic Re­ceiv­ing Sta­tion) O'Hig­gins was found­ed in 1991. The white build­ing and the nine-me­tre an­ten­na on the DLR Antarc­tic sta­tion are di­rect­ly ad­ja­cent to their Chilean col­leagues red). The DLR sta­tion, which has been in op­er­a­tion for 25 years, is now oc­cu­pied by a small team all year round.

GARS (German Antarctic Receiving Station) O'Higgins was founded in 1991. The white building and the nine-metre antenna on the DLR Antarctic station are directly adjacent to their Chilean colleagues red). The DLR station, which has been in operation for 25 years, is now occupied by a small team all year round.

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