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CSIR International Services (CSIRIS)

Address: FRD, CSIR, PO Box 395, Pretoria 0001
Telephone: +44-171-495-1455
Fax: +44-171-839-3480
Year of foundation: Formerly South African Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research.

London address: 7 Queen St., Mayfair, London W1X 7PH.

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Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism

Address: Directorate: Antarctica and Islands, 315 Pretorius St., Pretoria 0002.
Telephone: +27-12-310-3560
Fax: +27-12-351-1345
Year of foundation: 1961
Activities: Responsible for financing, organizing and administering logistical support for and coordination of the South African National Antarctic Research Programme (SANARP) which maintains three permanently manned stations (Marion Island, Gough Island, and Sanae on Antarctic mainland).
Publications: South African Journal of Antarctic Research (1971-, 2pa)

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Sea Fisheries Research Institute

Address: Private Bag X2, Rogge Bay 8012
Telephone: +27-21-402-3900
Fax: +27-21-25-2920
Year of foundation: 1895
Activities: National organization responsible for the provision of advice on the optimal utilization of living marine resources and the conservation of marine ecosystems in the Southern Ocean and other seas adjacent to South Africa on the basis of the conduct and support of relevant multidisciplinary scientific research and monitoring of the marine environment.
Publications: South African Journal of Marine Science (1983-, ?)

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South African Antarctic Association

Address: 32 Park Av., Bordeaux, Randburg
Publications: Antarktiese Bulletin (1964-, 4pa)

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South African Committee for Antarctic Research (SACAR)

Address: South African ICSU Secretariat, Foundation for Research Development, PO Box 395, 0001 Pretoria
Telephone: +27-12-86-9211
Activities: Responsible for the development and control of scientific activities in the South African National Antarctic Research Programme (SANARP). National Member of SCAR.
Publications: Newsletter (?-, ?); South African Journal of Antarctic Research (1971-97)

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South African Hydrographic Office Mowbray

Address: Cape Province

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South African Permafrost Group (SAPG)

Address: c/o W. Rooy, Treasurer/Secretary, University of the Western Cape, Private Bag X17, 7535 Bellville.
Telephone: +27-21-959-2299
Fax: +27-21-959-2882

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Surveys and Land Information,

Address: Chief Directorate: Department of Land Affairs, Van der Sterr Bldg., Rhodes Av., Private Bag, Mowbray 7700
Telephone: +27-21-6854070/6899721
Fax: +27-21-6891351
Activities: National Antarctic mapping centre. Carries out mapping projects in Antarctica and the Prince Edward Islands.
Publications: H.U. Sverdrupfjella 1:50 000 series (1994)

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