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What can you do in Antarctica?

1st answer: . Visit a penguin colony . Visit a scientific research centre . Examine Wildlife . Research the wind 2nd answer: As a temporary resident, you can perform sci (MORE)

What is Antarctica?

Antarctica is a continent situated in the southern hemisphere,  almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle, and is surrounded by  the Southern Ocean. Antarctica is Earth' (MORE)

How do you get to Antarctica?

Tourism in the Antarctic is mainly by around 20 vessels carrying 45  to 280 passengers each. The ships are ice strengthened and sail  primarily to the Antarctic Peninsula re (MORE)

Where is Antarctica?

The continent of Antarctica is located south of 60 degrees South  Latitude, the far southern part of planet Earth. It covers 10% of  the earth's surface and is about as larg (MORE)

Why is Antarctica called Antarctica?

Arctic is the term for the north pole ice. The north polar regions are called the Arctic, a word that supposedly descends from a Greek word for "bear;" the extreme north was t (MORE)

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What is in Antarctica?

Antarctica is a continent that occupies 10% of the earth's surface. It is the highest, driest, windiest, coldest, darkest continent. The continent is covered with ice -- up to (MORE)

What is on Antarctica?

Ninety-eight percent of the continent is covered by an ice sheet  that contains about 70% of the earth's fresh water.
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What do you get from Antarctica?

Because of The Antarctic Treaty and its dedication of the continent to science, every human on earth benefits from the scientific research performed there.
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How will you get to Antarctica?

Since Antarctica is a continent surrounded by water, you may be  able to travel there by ship. As well, you may be able to fly  there, given that you are interested in chart (MORE)