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June 13th, 2012
Korea Gets International Green Light on Second Antarctica Base

Korea has won international approval for its project to build a second base in Antarctica, with construction likely to begin before the end of the year. The Ministry of Land, Transport, and Maritime Affairs said on Tuesday that its comprehensive environmental evaluation was approved unanimously by all 33 member states of the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting, which is a requirement for building any bases in the frozen region. When the station, named Jangbogo after a famous captain of the seas during the Unified Shilla Period in the 9th century, is finished, Korea will become the ninth country in the world to have two or more bases in Antarctica. Read More