Brazil Builds New Antarctica Base for $ 100 Million

World | January 16, 2020, Thursday // 14:06|  views

Brazil showed its new base in Antarctica. The $ 100 million project replaces the previous compound was destroyed after an explosion and deadly fire almost 8 years ago.

The modern facility covers an area of 4,500 square meters and has 17 laboratories, a helicopter site, as well as living space.

It is envisaged that the base can accommodate 65 people at a time. Researchers will conduct studies, monitor the melting of glaciers and analyze climate change.

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