The 6 bases - beginnings & ends


Halley-I Halley-II Halley-III Halley-IV Halley-V Halley-VI
Constructed 1956 (IGYE hut)
1961 (Main building)
1964 (New office block)
1967 1973 1983 1990-91 2008-2012
First year occupied 1956 (IGYE Advance Party)
1957 (IGYE Main Party)
1959 (FIDS)
1967 (partial)
1968 (full)
1973 (partial)
1974 (full)
1983 (partial)
1984 (full)
1990 (partial)
1992 (full)
2012
Last winter occupied 1967 1973 1983 1991 2011 2016
Last visited 1978 1985 1991 (vert.)
1994 (horiz.)
1992 2013  
Status 1979 part gone
1980 seen in cliff
1980 all gone
???? 1994 in cliff
Sealed Removed 2016/17
Moved 23km to VIa
Summer only
'partial' means occupation by the construction crew;
'full' means all occupation by all residents, and science operational.
'vert.' means vertical access from the snow surface
'horiz.' means horizontal access from the sea ice

See also "Abandoned bases, visits to" in the General Index.

For the positions of the bases, see Movement of Halley 1956 - 2016.


12 March 2018
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