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Spanish Antarctic Activity - B.A.E. Gabriel de Castilla - Set

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  • 30.01.2017
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  • 40.6 x 28.38 mm
  • Tarifa C
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About Spanish Antarctic Activity - B.A.E. Gabriel de Castilla

More than 12,000 kilometers away from Spain is one of the three volcanoes of Antarctica that forms the island whose name in English, Deception Island, translated incorrectly into Spanish as Isla Decepción but that really means Isla Engaño. It is here that in 1989, the military shelter Gabriel de Castilla is installed on the island, managed by the Operations Division of the General Staff of the Army, which in turn is coordinated by the Spanish Polar Committee.

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