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10 Interesting Facts About Antarctica

Here is a list of facts to explore Antarctica.

1.It is the world's fifth-largest continent in area, after Asia, Africa, North America, and South America.

2.98% of the continent is covered by ice.If Antarctica's ice sheets melted, the worlds oceans would rise by 60 to 65 metres everywhere.

3.In Antarctica there is only one sunrise and one sunset.In summer 24hrs of sunlight and in winter months 24hrs of complete unending darkness.

4.Antarctica is the best place in the world to find meteorites.

5.Antarctica,the frozen continent  is designated as a natural reserve devoted to peace and science.
 Penguins in Antarctica
 Facts About Antarctica
6.Antarctic Treaty

7.Penguins are the only birds that inhabit this frozen landscape.Seals are often found in Antarctic.Land animals that live all year around are midges, mites and tardigrades.

8.Antarctica has no permanent residents.

9.An an Effect of global warming, some of Antarctica has been warming up; particularly strong warming has been noted on the Antarctic Peninsula.

10.Each year a large area of low ozone concentration or "ozone hole" grows over Antarctica.

2 comments:

  1. excuse me but about no. 7. what about Albatross?

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  2. Thanks for ur msg.Albatross found in antarctica but they live all yr around there?

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