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Information Exchange Under Articles III and VII(5) of the ANTARCTIC TREATY

United States Antarctic Activities Modifications of Activities Planned for 2005-2006 XVI. Visiting Expeditions

XVI. Visiting Expeditions

Section XVI of the Modifications of the United States Antarctic Activities Planned for 2005-2006 provides information on expeditions visiting U.S. stations during the 2005-2006 austral summer.

McMurdo Station
Date of Visit 11 Jan 2006 31 Jan 2006 Duration of Visit 8.5 hours 6.25 hours Number of Visitors 105 106 Group Name or # of Vessel Purpose or Aircraft of Visit Kapitan Khlebnikov Kapitan Khlebnikov Tourist visit Tourist visit

Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station
Date of Visit 30 Nov 2005 8 Dec 2005 9 Dec 2005 10 Dec 2005 Duration Of Visit 3 hours 47 hours 32 hours 3 hours Number of Visitors 5 2 1 3 Group Name or # of Vessel or Aircraft AL&E Twin Otter DHB AL&E AL&E AL&E Twin Otter KBH Purpose of Visit Skier drop-off Skier arrival Skier arrival Skier pick-up

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Duration Of Visit 81 hours 32 hours 76 hours 1 hour 1 hour 3 hours 3 hours 30 hours 26 hours 2 hours 2 hours 51 hours 3 hours 3 hours 101 hours 15 hours

United States Antarctic Activities Modifications of Activities Planned for 2005-2006 XVI. Visiting Expeditions
Number of Visitors 6 12 4 2 2 2 10 8 7 2 2 5 8 2 3 5 Group Name or # of Vessel or Aircraft Ice Challenger Van AL&E AL&E AL&E Twin Otter DHB AL&E Twin Otter KBH AL&E Twin Otter KBH AL&E Twin Otter DHB Chinese Expedition Hvitserk Expedition AL&E Twin Otter KBH AL&E Twin Otter DHB Hvitserk Expedition part 2 AL&E Twin Otter DHB AL&E Twin Otter KBH AL&E Numi Scott reenactment Purpose of Visit Drive to Pole Skier arrival Skier arrival Skier pick-up Skier pick-up Skier pick-up Tourist visit Skier arrival Skier arrival Skier pick-up Skier pick-up Skier arrival Tourist visit Skier pick-up Skier arrival Skier arrival

Date of Visit 13 Dec 2005 16 Dec 2005 17 Dec 2005 17 Dec 2005 17 Dec 2005 20 Dec 2005 20 Dec 2005 28 Dec 2005 28 Dec 2005 29 Dec 2005 29 Dec 2005 1 Jan 2006 3 Jan 2006 3 Jan 2006 12 Jan 2006 15 Jan 2006

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Duration Of Visit 4 hours

United States Antarctic Activities Modifications of Activities Planned for 2005-2006 XVI. Visiting Expeditions
Number of Visitors 9 Group Name or # of Vessel or Aircraft AL&E Twin Otter KBH Purpose of Visit Skier pick-up and tourist visit Skier pick-up and staff drop off for base camp Camping group drop-off and tourist visit Camping group pick-up and tourist visit Skier arrival Skier pick-up

Date of Visit 16 Jan 2006

16 Jan 2006

4 hours

5

AL&E Twin Otter DHB

17 Jan 2006

2 hours

7

AL&E Twin Otter KBH

17 Jan 2006

63 hours

5

AL&E Twin Otter DHB

26 Jan 2006 27 Jan 2006

4 hours 2 hours

4 2

Venezuelan ski group AL&E Twin Otter KBH

Palmer Station
Date of Visit Duration Of Visit 18 Nov 05 3.5 hours Number of Visitors 112 Group Name or # of Vessel or Aircraft M/S Clipper Adventurer Purpose of Visit Tourist

23 Nov 05

3.0 hours

115

M/S Endeavour

Tourist

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Date of Visit Duration Of Visit 5 Dec 05 3.5 hours

United States Antarctic Activities Modifications of Activities Planned for 2005-2006 XVI. Visiting Expeditions
Number of Visitors 117 Group Name or # of Vessel or Aircraft M/S Endeavour Purpose of Visit Tourist

29 Dec 05

3.5 hours

127

M/S Corinthian II

Tourist

2 Jan 06

4.5 hours

132

M/S Clipper Adventurer

Tourist

3 Jan 06

5.5 hours

1300**

SS Rotterdam

Offshore Lecture

4 Jan 06

4.5 hours

10

S/Y Sarah W. Vorwerk

Yacht

5 Jan 06

1.5 hours

6

ATF Lautaro

Armada de Chile

10 Jan 06

7.5 hours

11

ARA Puerto Deseado

Armada Argentina

11 Jan 06

3.0 hours

72

M/S Ushuaia

Tourist

13 Jan 06

4.5 hours

209

M/S Explorer II

Tourist

14 Jan 06

2.0 hours

2

S/Y Onora

Yacht

17 Jan 06

3.0 hours

16

S/Y Sedna IV

Yacht

18 Jan 06

3.5 hours

100

M/S Polar Star

Tourist

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Date of Visit Duration Of Visit 19 Jan 06 6.5 hours

United States Antarctic Activities Modifications of Activities Planned for 2005-2006 XVI. Visiting Expeditions
Number of Visitors 1300** Group Name or # of Vessel or Aircraft SS Rotterdam Purpose of Visit Offshore Lecture

20 Jan 06

4.5 hours

132

M/S Clipper Adventurer

Tourist

20 Jan 06

2.0 hours

8

S/Y Spirit of Sydney

Yacht

24 Jan 06

2.0 hours

8

ARA Castillo

Armada Argentina

25 Jan 06

2.0 hours

6

S/Y Ada II

Yacht

25 Jan 06

3.0 hours

12

S/Y Vaïheré

Yacht

31 Jan 06

3.0 hours

71

M/S Ushuaia

Tourist

8 Feb 06 00 9 Feb 06

3.0 hours

113

M/S Orlova

Tourist

3.0 hours

10

S/Y Sarah W. Vorwerk

Yacht

11 Feb 06

3.5 hours

10

HMS Endurance

British Royal Navy

15 Feb 06

3.0 hours

123

M/S Endeavour

Tourist

20 Feb 06

3.0 hours

58

M/S Aleksey Maryshev

Tourist

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Date of Visit Duration Of Visit 21 Feb 06 3.0 hours

United States Antarctic Activities Modifications of Activities Planned for 2005-2006 XVI. Visiting Expeditions
Number of Visitors 102 Group Name or # of Vessel or Aircraft M/S Polar Star Purpose of Visit Tourist

22 Feb 06

3.5 hours

118

M/S Clipper Adventurer

Tourist

26 Feb 06

3.0 hours

16

S/Y Sedna IV

Yacht

12 Mar 06

3.0 hours

10

S/Y Spirit of Sydney

Yacht

** No Personnel came ashore from this vessel.

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