Monuments

There are three types of Antarctic Protected Areas under the Antarctic Treaty System: the Specially Protected Areas, the Antarctic Specially Managed Areas and the Historic Sites or Monuments (HSM). A Historic Site or Monument (HSM) is a protected location of historic interest on the continent of Antarctica, or on its adjacent islands. Only this type of Protected Areas participates in Wiki Loves Monuments Antarctica.

The list of historic sites was first drawn up in 1972, and has since expanded to cover 81 sites. You can take a look to the full list of participating monuments in the following versions of Wikipedia:

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