🇦🇶 Palmer Station is a United States research station in Antarctica located on Anvers Island, the only US station located north of the Antarctic Circle. Initial construction of the station finished in 1968. The station, like the other U.S. Antarctic stations, is operated by the United States Antarctic Program of the National Science Foundation. The base is about as distant from the equator as Fairbanks, Alaska.
Palmer has a population of over 10 people. Palmer is situated 1778 km south of Punta Arenas.