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Antarctica - Wikipedia
7 Jun 2023 at 7:26pm
Antarctica (/ n ? t ??r k t ? k ? / ) is Earth's southernmost and least-populated continent. Situated almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle and surrounded by the Southern Ocean (also known as the Antarctic Ocean), it contains the geographic South Pole .

Antarctica - National Geographic Society
7 Jun 2023 at 11:01pm
The Antarctic is a cold, remote area in the Southern Hemisphereencompassedby the Antarctic Convergence. The Antarctic Convergence is an uneven line of latitudewhere cold, northward-flowing Antarctic waters meet the warmer waters of the world?s oceans. The Antarctic covers approximately 20 percent of the Southern Hemisphere.

Antarctica | History, Map, Climate, & Facts | Britannica
7 Jun 2023 at 11:34am
Often described as a continent of superlatives, Antarctica is not only the world?s southernmost continent. It is also the world?s highest, driest, windiest, coldest, and iciest continent. Antarctica is about 5.5 million square miles (14.2 million square km) in size, and thick ice covers about 98 percent of the land.

Antarctica - The World Factbook
8 Jun 2023 at 12:05am
Area. total: 14.2 million sq km. land: 14.2 million sq km (285,000 sq km ice-free, 13.915 million sq km ice-covered) (est.) note: fifth-largest continent, following Asia, Africa, North America, and South America, but larger than Australia and the subcontinent of Europe. country comparison to the world: 2.

How to Visit Antarctica - Travel + Leisure
7 Jun 2023 at 3:20am
Antarctica is nearly twice the size of Australia and mostly covered with a thick sheet of ice. It's one of the most remote destinations on earth and the trip of a lifetime for many travelers....

What Is Antarctica? | NASA
7 Jun 2023 at 9:42pm
Antarctica is a good place to find meteorites, or rocks that fall from space to Earth. Scientists find more meteorites in Antarctica than any other place in the world. Meteorites are easier to see on the white ice. Also, meteorites that fall to Antarctica are protected by the ice for a long time.

Antarctic - Wikipedia
7 Jun 2023 at 4:42pm
Antarctica. A variety of animals live in Antarctica for at least some of the year, including: Seals; Penguins; South Georgia pipits; Albatrosses; Antarctic petrels; Whales; Fish, such as Antarctic icefish, Antarctic toothfish; Squid, including the colossal squid; Antarctic krill

50 amazing facts about Antarctica | Live Science
7 Jun 2023 at 4:39am
last updated 27 January 2023 Antarctica is the coldest, windiest, driest continent on the planet, and researchers are still discovering many of its secrets. Find out some of the most interesting...

Geography and history of the exploration of Antarctica
7 Jun 2023 at 11:08pm
It is divided into two subcontinents: East Antarctica, consisting mainly of a high, ice-covered plateau, and West Antarctica, consisting largely of an archipelago of mountainous islands covered with ice. Its land area is about 5.5 million sq mi (14.2 million sq km).

Why No One's Allowed To Explore The Antarctic - YouTube
6 Jun 2023 at 11:21am
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