Antarctica
Antarctica (/æntˈɑrktɪkə/ or /æntˈɑrtɪkə/) is Earth's southernmost continent, containing the geographic South Pole. It is situated in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere, almost entirely s...
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Secrets of Antarctica: Alien Bases, Pyramids and the True Shape of the Earth
Secrets of Antarctica: Underground Bases, Pyramids and the True Shape of the Earth The Secret At The South Pole & Adm. Byrd KNEW it! - https://www.youtube.co...
Is An Ancient City Hidden Under Antarctica?
Could Antarctica have actually been home to an ancient civilization?
NASA | Big Ozone Holes Headed For Extinction By 2040
The next three decades will see an end of the era of big ozone holes. In a new study, scientists from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center say that the ozone hol...
A Widening 80 Mile Crack Is Threatening One Of Antarctica’s Biggest Ice Shelves
A calving event at the Larsen C ice shelf could create a floating ice island the size of Delaware.
Dazzling Blue Lakes Are Forming In Antarctica — And They’ve Got Scientists Worried
In a new study, scientists who study the largest ice mass on Earth — East Antarctica — have found that it is showing a surprising feature reminiscent of the fastest melting one: Greenland.
Antarctica Retired Navy Flight Engineer Warned by NSA to Stop Talking About Missing Scientists
July 1, 2016 Phoenix, Arizona - A year and a half ago in January 2015, I received an email from a retired 60-year-old U. S. Navy Petty Officer First Class Flight Engineer, who asked me to only call hi...
Antarctica Could Lose Most Of Its Penguins To Climate Change
A new study finds significant impact, and a possible silver lining, for the iconic birds over the next century.
After The Pacific Ocean Swallows Villages And Five Solomon Islands, A Study Blames Climate Change
The sea has eroded or completely swallowed at least 11 of the Solomon Islands over the past 70 years. Why some of the Solomon Islands have disappeared A study has found that five of the Solomon Islan...
Huge Trove Of Dinosaur Fossils Found In Antarctica
Scientists braved the cold of Antarctica to study the end of the age of dinosaurs. They found more than a ton of fossils, ranging from 71m and 67m years old, many of which are marine reptiles.
Henry Worsley, British Explorer, Dies Crossing Antarctic 30 Miles Short Of Goal
British explorer Henry Worsley has died attempting to be the first person to cross the Antarctic unaided, in an epic charity mission inspired by Ernest Shackleton. The 55-year-old former British Army ...
The Antarctic Snow Cruiser
An update to a previous photo essay about this massive Antarctic Snow Cruiser that was designed and built for Antarctic exploration in 1939, but failed to live up to expectations.
Nasa Study Shows Antarctica Sheet Gaining Ice
Most recent studies have spoken of ice loss from melting glaciers. Contradicting many studies including that of the UN's IPCC, a new Nasa study claims that Antarctica is gaining more ice than what it ...
Scientists In Antarctica Drink A Lot. Maybe Too Much
WORKING IN ANTARCTICA can be one of the most exhilarating jobs on Earth. Or one of the most depressing. Owing to distance and the difficulty of getting onto and off of the continent, most people who g...
Antarctica Scientists Confirm Existence Of Cosmic Neutrinos
Buried deep in the Antarctic ice, an observatory has spotted ghostly, nearly massless particles coming from inside our galaxy and points beyond the Milky Way. Finding these cosmic neutrinos not only c...
History of Antarctica
For the natural history of the Antarctic continent, see Antarctica.The history of Antarctica emerges from early Western theories of a vast continent, known as Terra Australis, believed to exist in the...
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Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration
The Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration was an era beginning at the end of the 19th century and closing with Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, the survivors stepping ashore in Wellingt...
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Geography of Antarctica
The geography of Antarctica is dominated by its south polar location and, thus, by ice. The Antarctic continent, located in the Earth's southern hemisphere, is centered asymmetrically around the Sout...
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South Pole
0°W / 90°S -0°E / -90; -0The South Pole, also known as the Geographic South Pole or Terrestrial South Pole, is one of the two points where the Earth's axis of rotation interse...
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Geology of Antarctica
The geological history of Antarctica covers the geological development of the continent through the Proterozoic Eon, Paleozoic, Mesozoic and Cenozoic eras.More than 170 million years ago, Antarctica w...
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Climate of Antarctica
The Climate of Antarctica is the coldest on Earth. Antarctica has the lowest naturally occurring temperature ever recorded on the surface of the Earth: −89.2 °C (−128.6 °F) at Vostok Station...
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Wildlife of Antarctica
The wildlife of Antarctica are extremophiles, having to adapt to the dryness, low temperatures, and high exposure common in Antarctica. The extreme weather of the interior contrasts to the relatively ...
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Demographics of Antarctica
Antarctica has permanently and seasonally staffed research stations, field camps, and former whaling settlements. The largest of these, McMurdo Station, has a population (summer) of about 1200 reside...
Territorial claims in Antarctica
Seven states maintain a territorial claim on eight territories in Antarctica. These countries have tended to site their scientific observation and study facilities in Antarctica within their claimed t...
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Antarctic Treaty System
The Antarctic Treaty and related agreements, collectively known as the Antarctic Treaty System (ATS), regulate international relations with respect to Antarctica, Earth's only continent without a nati...
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Military activity in the Antarctic
As Antarctica has never been permanently settled by humans, there has historically been little military activity in the Antarctic. Because the Antarctic Treaty, which came into effect on June 23, 1961...
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Antarctic Protected Area
An Antarctic Protected Area is an area protected under the Antarctic Treaty System. There are three types of Protected Areas under this system: Guidelines for scientists and other visitors have been d...