Continents similar to or like Antarctica

Earth's southernmost continent. Wikipedia

  • Antarctic

    Polar region around Earth's South Pole, opposite the Arctic region around the North Pole. The Antarctic comprises the continent of Antarctica, the Kerguelen Plateau and other island territories located on the Antarctic Plate or south of the Antarctic Convergence. Wikipedia

  • History of Antarctica

    The history of Antarctica emerges from early Western theories of a vast continent, known as Terra Australis, believed to exist in the far south of the globe. Coined by Marinus of Tyre in the 2nd century AD. Wikipedia

  • East Antarctica

    East Antarctica, also called Greater Antarctica, constitutes the majority (two-thirds) of the Antarctic continent, lying on the Indian Ocean side of the continent, separated from West Antarctica by the Transantarctic Mountains. It lies almost entirely within the Eastern Hemisphere and its name has been accepted for more than a century. Wikipedia

  • Southern Ocean

    The Southern Ocean, also known as the Antarctic Ocean or the Austral Ocean, comprises the southernmost waters of the World Ocean, generally taken to be south of 60° S latitude and encircling Antarctica. Regarded as the second-smallest of the five principal oceanic divisions: smaller than the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans but larger than the Arctic Ocean. Wikipedia

  • Sea

    Connected body of salty water that covers over 70 percent of the Earth's surface. It moderates Earth's climate and has important roles in the water cycle, carbon cycle, and nitrogen cycle. Wikipedia

  • Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration

    Era in the exploration of the continent of Antarctica which began at the end of the 19th century, and ended after the First World War; the Shackleton–Rowett Expedition of 1921–1922 is often cited by historians as the dividing line between the "Heroic" and "Mechanical" ages. During the Heroic Age, the Antarctic region became the focus of international efforts that resulted in intensive scientific and geographical exploration by 17 major Antarctic expeditions launched from ten countries. Wikipedia


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    • Only very few species of animals (mostly nematodes) inhabit the most extreme cold deserts of continental Antarctica.Animal-Wikipedia
    • Because of its geographic situation, the city is often reached by cold fronts advancing from Antarctica, especially during autumn and winter, causing frequent weather changes.Rio de Janeiro-Wikipedia
    • It separated from Antarctica over a prolonged period beginning in the Permian and continuing through to the Cretaceous.Australia-Wikipedia
    • By comparison, the average population density for the "World (land only, excluding Antarctica)" was 54 PD/km2 as of July 2014.Malta-Wikipedia
    • During the Renaissance, extending from 1450 to 1650, every continent was visited and mostly mapped by Europeans, except the south polar continent now known as Antarctica.Renaissance-Wikipedia
    • In 1820, a Russian expedition discovered the continent of Antarctica.Russia-Wikipedia

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