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What can you hear in Antarctica?

When one walks away from the scientific stations where there are people and equipment, there is no sound, except for wind, which blows most of the time. Sometimes on these wa (MORE)

Is there Gold in Antarctica?

There is gold in Antarctica, but it is not believed to be present in large quantities sufficient to warrant mining. In addition, there is a worldwide ban on any sort of mining (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)

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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Why is there no government in Antarctica?

There is no government in Antarctica because the continent does not belong to any country. Several countries claim territorial rights to portions of Antarctica, but any scie (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)

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)

Is there an ATM in Antarctica?

We found at least one, and according to the credit card locator,  you can find an ATM here:    WELLS FARGO BANK   MCMURDO BAY BLDG 155   MCMURDO,   Locatio (MORE)