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Antarctica: List of Countries and Locations

A good place to begin is with a Google Map of the world country or location of interest to you. From there you can find interesting facts and figures, a Google Earth map, latest news, weather in most cases, and videos about the selected location. Click on any location in Antarctica to get started!

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Quick Facts
  • Size: Approximately 5.4 million square miles compared to the 3.6 million square miles of the USA (14 million square kilometers compared to 9.36 million square kilometers).
  • How Many People? Varies from 1,000 in winter to about 5,000 in the summer, mostly research scientists and support staff. Antarctica has no permanent residents and has revealed no evidence of indigenous people.
  • Climate: Antarctica has been called the "highest, driest, windiest, emptiest, coldest place on earth.." The mean annual temperature is -56 F.
Sources: 1) University of Maine Farmington: "Cool Facts About Antarctica", 2) Wikipedia: "Antarctica"
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