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.
How do you stay warm in brutal cold? Jonathan Foster, a fuel operator at McMurdo Station in Antarctica, where wind chills can reach 40 degrees below zero, shared some of his top tips with USA TODAY for staying safe.
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