Tor (research station)
The Norwegian field station Tor in Antarctica
|Location in Antarctica||Svarthamaren Mountain|
Queen Maud Land
|Administered by||Norwegian Polar Institute|
|Elevation||1,625 m (5,331 ft)|
|Website||Tor Field Station|
Norwegian Polar Institute
Tor field station in Svarthamaren Mountain
|Location||Svarthamaren Mountain, Queen Maud Land, Antarctica|
|Elevation||1,625 metres (5,331 ft)|
|Current tenants||Norwegian Polar Institute|
Tor was established in 1992, for the purpose of ornithological studies.
The Tor station is located in the Svarthamaren Protected Area in Queen Maud Land, the easternmost part of Princess Martha Coast at Svarthamaren Mountain. It is located 1625 metres above sea level, about 200 km from the coast.
Tor is staffed only in the summer.
- NPI (date unknown). Tor Field Station. Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI). Retrieved on 2018-12-01 from http://www.npolar.no/en/about-us/stations-vessels/tor/.