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Southern Ocean Transportation 2010
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SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES

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Southern Ocean Transportation 2010
SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on October 22, 2009

Ports and terminals:
McMurdo, Palmer, and offshore anchorages in Antarctica
note: few ports or harbors exist on southern side of Southern Ocean; ice conditions limit use of most to short periods in midsummer; even then some cannot be entered without icebreaker escort; most Antarctic ports are operated by government research stations and, except in an emergency, are not open to commercial or private vessels (2007)

Transportation - note:
Drake Passage offers alternative to transit through the Panama Canal


NOTE: The information regarding Southern Ocean on this page is re-published from the 2010 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Southern Ocean Transportation 2010 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Southern Ocean Transportation 2010 should be addressed to the CIA.






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