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Hope Bay Antarctica Cruise Port

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As cruise ships are not able to dock here you will be tendered by inflatable zodiac boats.

 

 

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The present Argentine Base (Esperanza) was established in 1952. It has an extensive military presence by Argentine Army and includes a "colony" with families. The base installations have displaced part of a penguin rookery. The first birth of any human being in Antarctica occurred here in 1978, when Emilio Palma was born to the wife of an Argentine naval officer.

Hope Bay

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