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NOTE: Some camera elevations listed are approximate and/or may be incorrect
Sub-Antarctic Islands and Research Ships in the Southern Ocean
Macquarie Island Station Webcam, Australian Antarctic Division, looking ENE

Location: 54.50° S, 158.95° E
Elevation: 100 ? m / 300 ? ft

Bird Island Research Station, looking SW at Jordan Cove on Bird Island, near the northwestern tip of South Georgia

Location: 54.00° S, 38.05° W
Elevation: 10 ? m / 30 ? ft
South Georgia Webcam, Larsen House at King Edward Point, looking SE across Cumberland Bay East to Greene Peninsula

Location: 54.28° S, 36.50° W
Elevation: 20 ? m / 60 ? ft
South Georgia Webcam2, on a weather mast at King Edward Point, looking across the Cove to Grytviken

Location: 54.28° S, 36.50° W
Elevation: 20 ? m / 60 ? ft

RRS James Clark Ross Research Ship Webcam, British Antarctic Survey, looking forward

Location: see map on linked page
Elevation: 20 ? m / 60 ? ft

RRS Ernest Shackleton Research Ship Webcam, British Antarctic Survey, looking forward

Location: somewhere on the ocean
Elevation: 20 ? m / 60 ? ft
Antarctic Peninsula and Nearby Islands
Chilean Airport (SCRM) on King George Island, looking SE

Location: 62.19° S, 58.99° W
Elevation: 50 m / 160 ft
Chilean Airport (SCRM) on King George Island, looking NW

Location: 62.19° S, 58.99° W
Elevation: 50 m / 160 ft

German Antarctic Receiving Station at O'Higgins Base (Chile), Web Cam 1

Location: 63.32° S, 57.90° W
Elevation: 100 ? m / 300 ? ft
German Antarctic Receiving Station at O'Higgins Base (Chile), Web Cam 2

Location: 63.32° S, 57.90° W
Elevation: 100 ? m / 300 ? ft
German Antarctic Receiving Station at O'Higgins Base (Chile), Web Cam 3

Location: 63.32° S, 57.90° W
Elevation: 100 ? m / 300 ? ft
German Antarctic Receiving Station at O'Higgins Base (Chile), Penguin Cam

Location: 63.32° S, 57.90° W
Elevation: 100 ? m / 300 ? ft
German Antarctic Receiving Station at O'Higgins Base (Chile), Penguin Cam

Location: 63.32° S, 57.90° W
Elevation: 100 ? m / 300 ? ft
German Antarctic Receiving Station at O'Higgins Base (Chile), Penguin Cam 2

Location: 63.32° S, 57.90° W
Elevation: 100 ? m / 300 ? ft
German Antarctic Receiving Station at O'Higgins Base (Chile), Penguin Cam 2

Location: 63.32° S, 57.90° W
Elevation: 100 ? m / 300 ? ft

Palmer Station (USA) Web Cam, on Anvers Island near the Antarctic Peninsula

Location: 64.77° S, 64.05° W
Elevation: 30 m / 100 ft
Rothera Research Station Webcam, British Antarctic Survey, view of station

Location: 67.57° S, 68.13° W
Elevation: 100 ? m / 300 ? ft
Rothera Research Station Webcam, British Antarctic Survey, view from Operations Tower

Location: 67.57° S, 68.13° W
Elevation: 100 ? m / 300 ? ft
Other Coastal Areas of Antarctica
McMurdo Station (USA) Web Cam, Crater Hill on Ross Island, sometimes aimed at Mt Erebus

Location: 77.85° S, 166.67° E
Elevation: 300 m / 1000 ft
Scott Base (NZ) Web Cam, view of Ross island Windfarm on Crater Hill, looking south at White Island

Location: 77.85° S, 166.76° E
Elevation: 300 m / 1000 ft
Scott Base (NZ) Web Cam, with a view of Ross Ice Shelf

Location: 77.85° S, 166.76° E
Elevation: 100 ? m / 300 ? ft
Scott Base (NZ) Web Cam, view from Arrival Heights with Mount Erebus partially visible in the distance

Location: 77.85° S, 166.76° E
Elevation: 100 ? m / 300 ? ft
Mount Erebus Volcano Observatory, view from Lower Erebus Hut garage roof

Location: 77.51° S, 167.15° E
Elevation: 3400 m / 11200 ft
Mount Erebus Volcano Observatory, Crater Cam, infrared / visible imagery of the inner crater

Location: 77.51° S, 167.15° E
Elevation: 3750 m / 12300 ft
View of Shackleton's Hut (1908) at Cape Royds on Ross Island

Location: 77.55° S, 166.15° E
Elevation: 50 ? m / 150 ? ft

Casey Station Webcam, Australian Antarctic Division, looking west

Location: 66.28° S, 110.52° E
Elevation: 100 ? m / 300 ? ft

Davis Station Webcam, Australian Antarctic Division, looking ENE

Location: 68.58° S, 77.97° E
Elevation: 100 ? m / 300 ? ft

Mawson Station Webcam, Australian Antarctic Division, looking SSE

Location: 67.60° S, 62.87° E
Elevation: 100 ? m / 300 ? ft
Other Coastal Areas of Antarctica
Syowa Station (Japan), telecommunications room camera   [translation link]

Location: 69.00° S, 39.58° E
Elevation: 50 ? m / 150 ? ft
Syowa Station (Japan), telecommunications room camera 2   [translation link]

Location: 69.00° S, 39.58° E
Elevation: 50 ? m / 150 ? ft
Syowa Station (Japan), Intelsat cabin camera   [translation link]

Location: 69.00° S, 39.58° E
Elevation: 50 ? m / 150 ? ft
Syowa Station (Japan), building square weather camera   [translation link]

Location: 69.00° S, 39.58° E
Elevation: 50 ? m / 150 ? ft
Syowa Station (Japan), Administration Building roof camera   [translation link]

Location: 69.00° S, 39.58° E
Elevation: 50 ? m / 150 ? ft
Syowa Station (Japan), celestial point camera   [translation link]

Location: 69.00° S, 39.58° E
Elevation: 50 ? m / 150 ? ft

Neumayer Station Webcam (Germany), view from the westerly tower to the base

Location: 70.63° S, 8.26° W
Elevation: 100 ? m / 300 ? ft
Neumayer Station Webcam (Germany), second view from the westerly tower to the base

Location: 70.63° S, 8.26° W
Elevation: 100 ? m / 300 ? ft
Neumayer Station Webcam (Germany), view from the mast of the acoustic observatory (PALAOA) to the north

Location: 70.63° S, 8.26° W
Elevation: 100 ? m / 300 ? ft

Halley Research Station Webcam, British Antarctic Survey

Location: 75.58° S, 26.57° W
Elevation: 100 ? m / 300 ? ft
Interior of Antarctica
Patriot Hills Runway Webcam
(now relocated to runway at Union Glacier)


Location: 80.32° S, 81.31° W
(now 79.77° S, 83.27° W)

Elevation: 880 m / 2900 ft
Patriot Hills Runway Webcam
(now relocated to runway at Union Glacier)


Location: 80.32° S, 81.31° W
(now 79.77° S, 83.27° W)

Elevation: 880 m / 2900 ft
Thiel Mountains Runway Webcam

Location: 85.20° S, 87.88° W
Elevation: 1580 m / 5200 ft
Thiel Mountains Runway Webcam

Location: 85.20° S, 87.88° W
Elevation: 1580 m / 5200 ft

NOAA/ESRL South Pole Live Camera, Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station (USA)

Location: 89.998° S, 139.27° E
Elevation: 2830 m / 9300 ft
USAP South Pole Live Camera, Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station (USA)

Location: 89.998° S, 139.27° E
Elevation: 2830 m / 9300 ft

Concordia Station Webcam (France)
(updated weekly, offline since late 2007 ???)


Location: 75.10° S, 123.39° E
Elevation: 3230 m / 10600 ft

PLATO (PLATeau Observatory) on Dome A, engine module webcam

Location: 80.37° S, 77.35° E
Elevation: 4100 m / 13450 ft
PLATO (PLATeau Observatory) on Dome A, CSTAR telescopes webcam

Location: 80.37° S, 77.35° E
Elevation: 4100 m / 13450 ft
PLATO (PLATeau Observatory) on Dome A, solar panels webcam

Location: 80.37° S, 77.35° E
Elevation: 4100 m / 13450 ft
PLATO (PLATeau Observatory) on Dome A, Gattini camera on the roof webcam

Location: 80.37° S, 77.35° E
Elevation: 4100 m / 13450 ft

Map of Camera Sites:   click for larger 1500x1250 pixel version     (map modified from COMNAP Antarctic Facilities Map 2006)


Sub-Antarctic Islands and Research Ships in the Southern Ocean
6


Antarctic Peninsula and Nearby Islands
12


Other Coastal Areas of Antarctica
10


Other Coastal Areas of Antarctica
10


Interior of Antarctica
11



Page History:


Page Statistics:
December 2008Original version with 31 camera views in 4 corridors (rows), named Antarctic WebCams, based on the Washington Mountain WebCams webpage; includes a PHP script to allow changing the image size
Also includes a regional map with a table of mini camera images (including row counts), and the option to show pixel rulers along the bottom and right edges of the page
Modified and optimized the page layout for the Antarctic region, which has a much smaller number of webcam images
Added location (latitude / longitude) information
Page loaded at 10:13 AM PST on Thursday, November 27, 2014
Total camera images:   49
    USA:   11
    UK:   8
    Germany:   10
    Australia:   8
    Japan:   6
    New Zealand:   3
    Chile:   2
    France:   1

Approximate page width: 1600 pixels 1540
Approximate page height: 1900 pixels 1870
January 2009Minor tweak to code, to circumvent page-load errors which occasionally occur due to malfunctioning webcam-host websites, especially the USAP website
February 2009Minor tweak to code, for same reason
Expanded the page name to Antarctica and Antarctic WebCams to improve searchability
November 2009Expanded to 34 camera views
December 2009Expanded to 38 camera views
January 2010Reduced to 35 camera views, by removing three long-defunct webcams with broken images (a few other displayed webcams have not updated for months or years, but still provide an image file)
Updated the site navigation bars to include the various other Mountain WebCams pages
Improved options to circumvent page-load errors caused by the malfunctions of the USAP website; if this webpage fails to load, simply add "&usap=off" to the end of the URL and see if the page then loads
March 2010Rearranged some camera views into more logical geographic order
September 2010Expanded to 39 camera views, fixed several camera links which had changed
October 2010Expanded to 40 camera views, removing one long-defunct webcam
November 2010Expanded to 46 camera views, adding Syowa Station webcams, and rearranging into 5 rows
Linked the map to a larger, more legible version; fixed the Halley Station image URL which had changed
December 2010Expanded to 47 camera views, adding Palmer Station webcam
January 2011Expanded to 49 camera views, adding the two newly re-installed Mount Erebus Volcano Observatory webcams
February 2014Fixed numerous webcam URLs which had changed (all AAD and USAP cams)
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