Where is Palmer Station?

Where is Palmer station located?

  • Latitude: -64.77417° (south)
  • Longitude: -64.05450° (west)

Palmer Station is located by Hero Inlet, South Arthur Harbor, a protected harbor on the southwest coast of Anvers Island off the Western Antarctic Peninsula. The station, built on solid rock near a glacier, is a cluster of approximately five buildings. The station operates in conjunction with a research vessel, the ARSV Laurence M. Gould.   Approximately 40-45 people occupy Palmer in the summer. The winter-over population varies from 15 to 30.


Palmer Station, Antarctica