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.
Get a penguin's-eye view beneath the ice of Antarctica in this video, released by WWF, which was taken by a small camera attached to the back of an Adelie penguin.
CBS News. Sun, 11 Apr 2021 21:22:11 -0400.
Thwaites in Western Antarctica is the size of Britain and melting at an alarming rate. If it was to collapse, it would lead to an increase in sea levels of around two feet (65cm).
Daily Mail. Fri, 09 Apr 2021 18:49:40 GMT.