The base was established on 18 February 1948 by the Chilean Antarctic expedition, and is one of the long-running Antarctic bases. In winter, the population base is 16 people, the peak of abundance occurs in summer, usually 44 people, although the database can accommodate up to 60 people.Web camera installed at Antarctic station GARS O’higgins in Antarctica.
The camera shows a colony of penguins. The picture is updated via satellite every 15 minutes.
General Bernardo O’higgins (the Base General Bernardo O’higgins) — Antarctic station, named after Bernardo O’higgins is constantly working Chilean research station.