The station is approximately 1700 km north of Queen Maud Land and 2600 km southwest of South Africa. Novegia lies some few meters above sea level, adjacent to the coast.

Research at the station

Norvegia (and previous bases at the Nyrøysa site) has served as the home base for Norway’s CEMP activities since the mid 1990s.

  • Location

    54o24’34’S, 03o17’09’E

Logistics

 The island lacks a quay or harbour, and people and equipment have to be transported by helicopter.

Facilites

The station provides sleeping and laboratory facilities suitable for small (6-person) field teams.

A remote weather station provides year-round data. The station is equipped with cameras and meteorological sensors which continually transmit data via satellite. It is self-sufficient as regards electricity, being supplied by wind and solar energy which operate the measuring equipment, also in the long periods when the station is unmanned.