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What is the Antarctic Circle?

The Antarctic Circle is the parallel of latitude at 66°30' S. It is the northern limit of where the Sun neither rises on the summer solstice nor sets on the winter solstice. (MORE)
In Science

Where is the Antarctic?

It is situated at the south pole of our earth.   Antarctica is located near and spread out over the South Pole. It  Is the Fifth Largest of Seven Continents and is almost (MORE)

What temperature is the Antarctic?

  Temperatures reach a minimum of between −80 °C and −90 °C (−112 °F and −130 °F) in the interior in winter and reach a maximum of between 5 °C and 15 °C (41 (MORE)

Why is there no tundra in the Antarctic?

It's too cold. Characteristics of tundra include: "Extremely cold climate, low biotic diversity, simple vegetation structure, limitation of drainage, short season of growth a (MORE)

What is the Antarctic plate?

The Antarctic plate is the tectonic plate under the continent of Antarctica. It extends northward below the oceans to where it meets the Nazca, South American, African, Indo-A (MORE)

What climate is the Antarctic?

Antarctica is the coldest of Earth's continents. The coldest  natural temperature ever recorded on Earth was −89.2 °C (−128.6 °F)  at the Soviet (now Russian) Vostok S (MORE)

What are the plants in the Antarctic?

The climate of Antarctica does not allow extensive vegetation to  form. A combination of freezing temperatures, poor soil quality, lack of moisture, and lack of sunlight  in (MORE)
In Grammar

Is Antarctic a noun?

Yes, the word 'Antarctic' is both a proper noun and a proper  adjective.    The noun 'Antarctic' is a word for the region around the  South Pole, Antarctica, and the (MORE)