The Byrd Station is a former research station established by the United States during the International Geophysical Year by U.S. Navy Seabees during Operation Deep Freeze II in West Antarctica.[1]

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Byrd Station
Sleds pulled by snowmobiles or dogs provided transportation between camps
McMurdo Station right background (around 1960).
Byrd Station
Location of the former Byrd Station in Antarctica
Coordinates: 80°00′53″S 119°33′56″W
Country United States
Location in AntarcticaMarie Byrd Land
West Antarctica
Administered byUnited States Navy
Established1 January 1957 (1957-01-01)
Evacuated2004–05
Named forRear Admiral Richard E. Byrd
Elevation
1,553 m (5,095 ft)
TypeAll-year round until 1972
TypeSeasonal until 2005
StatusClosed
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