Antarctica is situated at the South Pole and is fenced by the Southern Ocean. Over 98% of Antarctica is covered by ice. It is the thirstiest and coldest continent on earth. Antarctica is the 5th largest contingent on size, but it is the smallest in population
Antarctica has no countries and no portions of the landmass are owned by any country.
Area – 5,400,000 square miles
Main Biomes – icy desert
Antarctica is the coldest place on Earth. The greater, eastern side of Antarctica is cooler than the inferior west and the peninsula of Graham Land is the warmest region.Antarctica is likewise unique of the breeziest places on Earth and the strong winds add a freezing factor to the severely low temperatures, actual little rainfall even in the warmer peninsula area. Heavy snowfalls are common.
Regions & Seasons
Most of Antarctica is encompassed of a thick, continental ice sheet
November-December – Spring and Early Summer
January-February – Summer
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