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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.
  • Ancient 'Loch Ness Monster' from Antarctica Breaks a Record for Body Size
    Paleontologists have discovered the remains of an ancient Loch Ness Monster look-alike in freezing Antarctica. And just like the legendary Nessie, it wasn't the runt of the litter.
    Live Science.  Thursday, 13 Jun 2019 12:58:00 EDT.
  • Trailblazing Engineer Irene Peden Broke Antarctic Barriers for Women
    Originally told she could not go to Antarctica without another woman to accompany her, Peden now has a line of cliffs on the continent named in her honor
    Smithsonian.  Friday, 07 Jun 2019 14:24:29 +0000.
  • 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.  Thursday, 23 May 2019 23:01:20 -0400.
  • Nearly a quarter of West Antarctic ice is now unstable
    In only 25 years, ocean melting has caused ice thinning to spread across West Antarctica so rapidly that a quarter of its glacier ice is now affected, according to a new study.
    Science Daily.  Thursday, 16 May 2019 11:46:01 EDT.
  • How life on desolate Antarctica thrives on penguin and seal poop
    For more than half a century, biologists studying Antarctica focused their research on understanding how organisms cope with the continent's severe drought and the coldest conditions on the planet. ...
    Yahoo.  Thursday, 09 May 2019 14:47:27 -0400.
  • Cold war: Antarctica - the new battleground between US and China
    China is leading an effort to turn the highest point in Antarctica into a special zone for "scientific research and protecting the environment" and says it is open to working with other countries.The foreign ministry said ...
    New Zealand Herald.  Monday, 29 Apr 2019 17:42:38 +1200.
  • Thousands of emperor penguin chicks drown
    After severe weather in 2016 a large penguin colony at the Brunt ice shelf in Antarctica never recovered.
    BBC News.  Thursday, 25 Apr 2019 14:38:53 GMT.
  • Thousands of penguin chicks wiped out
    The second largest emperor penguin colony in Antarctica disappears, satellite images show.
    BBC News.  Wednesday, 24 Apr 2019 23:01:03 GMT.
  • Researchers examining seafloor in Antarctica expedition
    In our Earth Matters coverage, we go to Antarctica's "Iceberg Alley" aboard a one-of-a-kind scientific drilling vessel. ...
    CBS News.  Monday, 22 Apr 2019 14:49:45 +0000.
The following digital image illustrates the proper noun Antarctica.
Antarctica Outline
Antarctica Outline

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