09:44 | Antarctica, Feb. 1.
A Colombian expedition visited Peru's Machu Picchu Scientific Base in Antarctica (ECAMP) and its oceanographic research vessel BAP Carrasco
on January 18-21.
Named Almirante Campos (Admiral Campos), the expedition comprised a high-level delegation and a team of scientists on board the ARC 20 de Julio ship.
Also on board were Ambassadors of Brazil, Chile, and Peru to Colombia, as well as 16 outstanding authorities, and companies linked to the Antarctica-related theme.
The expedition was welcomed and aided by Peru's Foreign Affairs Ministry Antarctic Affairs Director Minister Counselor David Gamarra, and the ANTAR XXVI expedition head Colonel Ulises Cabanillas.
Peru shared its experience as a consultative member of the Antarctic Treaty for the past three decades.