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Today's inauguration in Washington was followed by millions of people all over the globe. And that's our segue to our Geo Quiz today.

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Even scientists working in Antarctica were following the inaugural festivities. We know because we spoke to one of them. You'll hear from him in a few minutes.

But first -- we want to know exactly where in Antarctica he is.

It's a research station that belongs to the British Antarctic Survey. And it's on an island located more than a thousand miles south of the Falklands.

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The station is the main logistical base for British scientists on the frozen continent.

About 100 people stay there in the summer season -- which is right now in the southern hemisphere. In fact, today's high temperature there wasn't even below freezing!

So where in Antarctica are we?

The answer's coming up -- when we check in with a US scientist at the station...

The answer to our Geo Quiz is Rothera Research Station. Listen to our interview:

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