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Landsat Image Mosaic Of Antarctica (LIMA)

Obtain LIMA Download Mosaics and Landsat Scenes
Download Printable Maps Download LIMA Poster, Maps, and More from BAS
View the Interactive Atlas of Antarctica Interactive Atlas
Order Posters and Wall Art Order USGS Maps, Posters, and Wall Art
Browse the Digital Library Browse the Digital Library
Locate GIS Resources for Antarctica Locate GIS Resources

Tour Antarctica Research Stations

Select an Antarctic Research StationJoin us in a quick and fun way to visit the coldest continent. Did you know Antarctica has the cleanest air on Earth and contains the world's largest desert? Find out which countries have research stations. McMurdo Station is the largest. Which was the first research station? What is it like to actually live in Antarctica? Learn about the scientific research conducted at each station and how this research may affect you. See incredible photographs, videos, and take virtual tours. To start your investigation, click a station name.

Vostok San Martin Palmer Rothera Davis Zhong Shan Progress Mirnyy McMurdo Scott Base Dumont Casey Mawson Syowa Molodezhnaya Novolazarevskaya Sanae Neumayer Halley Belgrano II South Pole

Educational Resources

Discover Antarctica through resources dedicated to teachers and students of all ages. You'll find a wide range of themes, teacher-tested resources, interactive classroom activities, discussion groups, images, videos, reading resources, and much more.

BAS Discovering Antarctica
IPY Educational Resources
NASA LIMA: Faces of Antarctica
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Polar Express: Classroom Activities and Educational Tools
USGS IPY Educational Resources for Antarctica