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Session 62 - Workshop on the Future of Antarctic Astrophysics - II.
Topical, Oral session, Wednesday, June 10

[62.02] Molecular Gas in the Magellanic Clouds

F. P. Israel (Sterrewacht Leiden)

We discuss the properties of dense interstellar clouds in the low-metallicity environment of the Magellanic Clouds, based on CO, C^+ and infrared observations. In this environment, radiation dominates the physical processes, leading to a significant variety in the appearance and properties of the molecular cloud complexes. The importance of high-freqency observations possible from Antarctica will be put in the context of using Magellanic Cloud conditions as a template for observations of star-forming galaxies at high redshift.

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