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China’s key Antarctic outpost to get own airport

China’s Zhongshan Station Antarctic research base celebrated its 30th anniversary earlier this week. Xinhua reports that some Zhongshan staffers are now heading home aboard the Chinese icebreaker Xuelong which is en route to Shanghai from the world’s southernmost continent. Zhongshan Station, inaugurated in February 1989, was the second of four Chinese scientific research facilities on the […]