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.
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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, 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.
A brutal cold wave brought temperatures lower than Antarctica to the American Midwest on Wednesday, grounding flights, closing schools and businesses and raising hypothermia fears for homeless residents.
France 24. Thursday, 31 Jan 2019 00:50:03 GMT.
You could get frostbite in as little as five minutes. It will be warmer in Antarctica than it is in Des Moines. It could feel like minus 65 in Minneapolis.
Kate Taylor. New York Times. Wednesday, 30 Jan 2019 00:50:33 GMT.
Krill are shifting south towards Antarctica as the oceans warm, disrupting stocks that are eaten by penguins and whales and caught by industrial trawlers, scientists said on Monday.
Reuters. Monday, 21 Jan 2019 11:10:20 -0500.
A new scientific study found Antarctica is melting six times faster than 40 years ago. The rapid increase in ice melt could trigger a cascade of land-ice into the ocean in the coming centuries. ...
CBS News. Friday, 18 Jan 2019 01:31:32 +0000.
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