China established the Kunlun station at Dome Argus, the highest point in Antarctica, a decade ago. Photo: Xinhua

Are China and the US jostling for position at the highest point in Antarctica?

  • Beijing is leading negotiations to turn Dome Argus into a special zone for ‘scientific research and protecting the environment’
  • It was the first country to set up a station there, but now the US has its own base – and some researchers say it’s trying to block the Chinese plan
Topic |   China science

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China established the Kunlun station at Dome Argus, the highest point in Antarctica, a decade ago. Photo: Xinhua
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