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Antarctica is a proper noun.  Antarctica is (1) an extremely cold continent at the south pole almost entirely below the Antarctic Circle; covered by an ice cap up to 13,000 feet deep.
The following articles provide more information about the proper noun Antarctica.
  • Antarctica
    Antarctica currently hosts an ever-rotating group of scientists who study the unique and pristine environment there. However, Antarctica has no permanent residents and no native population.
  • Antarctica
    Antarctica, the southernmost continent on Earth, is home to migratory birds and penguins but no reptiles or land mammals. Very little plant life can survive in the cold, dry climate of Antarctica.
  • History of Antarctica
    Antarctica was first sighted in 1820. But it was not until 1895 that a group of Norwegian whalers actually landed on the continent.
  • Antarctica Travel Guide
    Antarctica is a cruise destination for those with an adventurous spirit who come to see its snowy ice caps, rugged terrain, and abundance of polar animals.
  • Antarctica Tourism
    This illustrated Antarctica page highlights the attractions of a remote tourist destination that relatively few people ever visit.
The following articles provide recent Antarctica-related news.
  • Tourists in Antarctica enlist in 'citizen science'
    For one week in January, passengers aboard Le Boreal, a cruise ship operated by French company Ponant, soaked up Antarctica's wildlife. They stood on the ship's decks to marvel at orcas, or killer whales, swimming seamlessly in ...
    New Zealand Herald.  Monday, 22 Apr 2019 05:00:28 +1200.
  • Scientists Find a Tiny Speck of Comet Inside a Meteorite
    The little fragment found in Antarctica was protected from the elements and preserves the chemical signature of the early solar system
    Smithsonian.  Tuesday, 16 Apr 2019 17:02:55 +0000.
  • Warm winds in autumn could strain Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf
    New research shows that the Larsen C ice shelf -- the fourth largest ice shelf in Antarctica -- experienced an unusual spike in late summer and early autumn surface melting in the years 2015 to 2017. ...
    Science Daily.  Thursday, 11 Apr 2019 10:18:10 EDT.
  • The Oldest Ice on Earth May Be Hiding 1.5 Miles Beneath Antarctica
    European scientists looking for some of the oldest ice on the planet have homed in on a particular spot in Antarctica.
    Live Science.  Tuesday, 09 Apr 2019 12:58:00 EDT.
  • Climate change: European team to drill for 'oldest ice' in Antarctica
    The near-3km-long Antarctic ice core should reveal the cause of a key shift in Earth's climate past.
    BBC News.  Tuesday, 09 Apr 2019 07:03:28 GMT.
  • Where Does All the Human Poop in Antarctica End Up?
    Antarctica is one of the last pristine places on Earth. The only problem? The scientists and tourists who travel there keep defecating.
    Emily Petsko.  Mental Floss.  Friday, 05 Apr 2019 16:30:00 -0400.
  • Expedition Antarctica
    More than 30 years ago, Robert Swan became the first man to walk to both the North and South Poles. In 2017, he found himself back on the ice, trekking 600 miles across Antarctica with his son, Barney. ...
    CBS News.  Wednesday, 27 Mar 2019 23:18:11 +0000.
  • Climate change: Drilling in 'Iceberg Alley'
    The huge blocks of ice that drift away from Antarctica have a story to tell about Earth's past - and its future.
    BBC News.  Wednesday, 27 Mar 2019 01:28:06 GMT.
  • Journey to Antarctica: What We Learned in the Ice
    As he ends his two-month long voyage to Thwaites glacier, Jeff Goodell wrestles with the awesomeness, the strangeness and the power of what he saw on his journey to Antarctica
    Yahoo.  Monday, 25 Mar 2019 15:02:28 -0400.
The following digital image illustrates the proper noun Antarctica.
Antarctica Outline
Antarctica Outline

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