I just read the article for Question #117755. My question is why did the Argentine government send the women and children to Antarctica? The article never said why.
#117834. Asked by dac1964. (Sep 27 10 6:44 PM)
In 1991 there were 142 "permanent residents" including 19 minors. "Residents" are families that live in Antarctica or scientists that have lived for more than two years. They were 121 men and 21 women that lived mostly in the colony of Esperanza and other bases. As of 1998-1999, Argentine Antarctica had a winter population of 165.
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