Antarctica is the fifth largest continent on planet Earth, and its inhabitants account for less than one percent of the world's population. Most of the ice on our planet is found in Antarctica, covering this land mass around the South Pole to an average depth of more than one mile. Only the mountains south of the Pacific Ocean are not fully covered with ice.
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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.
Warmer temperatures globally and abnormal weather patterns over Antarctica have seen the depletion of ozone halt this year with the ozone hole at its smallest ever size of 3.9 million sq/m.
Daily Mail. Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:52:47 GMT.
The hole in Earth's ozone layer above Antarctica is at its smallest size on record, with scientists calculating that it's less than half its usual size for this time of year. ...
Newsmax. Tue, 22 Oct 2019 07:30:41 EDT.
Upside-down "rivers" of warm ocean water are attacking the edges of Antarctic ice shelves from below, creating conditions that lead to break-ups and sea-level rise, according to scientists.
Christopher Carbone. Fox News. Thu, 10 Oct 2019 23:18:03 GMT.