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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. Wikipedia

  • Antarctica

    Earth's southernmost continent. Situated in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere, almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle, and is surrounded by the Southern Ocean. Wikipedia

  • Wildlife of Antarctica

    The wildlife of Antarctica are extremophiles, having to adapt to the dryness, low temperatures, and high exposure common in Antarctica. The extreme weather of the interior contrasts to the relatively mild conditions on the Antarctic Peninsula and the subantarctic islands, which have warmer temperatures and more liquid water. Wikipedia

  • Heard Island and McDonald Islands

    Australian external territory comprising a volcanic group of mostly barren Antarctic islands, about two-thirds of the way from Madagascar to Antarctica. 372 km2 in area and it has 101.9 km of coastline. 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

  • West Antarctica

    Part of that continent that lies within the Western Hemisphere, and includes the Antarctic Peninsula. Separated from East Antarctica by the Transantarctic Mountains and is covered by the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Wikipedia

  • West Antarctic Ice Sheet

    Segment of the continental ice sheet that covers West Antarctica, the portion of Antarctica on the side of the Transantarctic Mountains that lies in the Western Hemisphere. Classified as a marine-based ice sheet, meaning that its bed lies well below sea level and its edges flow into floating ice shelves. Wikipedia


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