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China opens its 5th Antarctic research station

ISLAMABAD (PEN) : China’s fifth Antarctic research station officially opened on Wednesday.

China has built four Antarctic research stations over 30 years of research, with Changcheng and Zhongshan serving as the two perennial stations, and Taishan and Kunlun being the two summer stations. The new station was established along the coastal areas of the Ross Sea. It was also China’s third permanent research station in Antarctica.