Have you ever heard about Bulgarian Antarctic expedition? I am sure that answer is no.
Read about it from first hand
First Bulgarian Antarctic expedition took place in 1988. Two scientists worked on project with British Antarctic
Survey. In the same year other four scientists transported with Russian ice-breaker "Michail Somov" two houses.
They were put together on Livingston Island.
The second Bulgarian expedition was held after five years break from November 1993 till March 1994.
We were transported by oceanography ship "Hesperides" and we would like to thank Spain for this.
In September 1994 Bulgarian polar base "St. Kliment Ochridski was official proclaimed with President decree ".
From then up to now every year in two months time 14 scientific in the field of Earth Science, Life Science and Human Medicine have been working there.
Official Antarctic Post Office - 1090 was opened in December 1994.
Director of Bulgarian Antarctic Institute
Bulgaria is a Consultative
Member of the Antarctic Treaty, Member of COMNAP(Committee of Managers of
the National Antarctic Programmes) and Asociate Member of SCAR(Scientific
Committe of Antarctic Research).
You or your friends could receipt letters direct from Antarctica. The next Bulgarian expedition will be held in November, so you could submit quantities you need.
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