One fact about Antarctica is that it is a continent permanently covered with ice and snow at the South Pole. It is considered a desert, and is also the driest, coldest and windiest place on the planet. More »

The closest continent to Antarctica is South America. Antarctica is the fifth largest and the most southerly among the seven traditionally accepted continents. In relation to the other continents, it comprises around 10 ... More »

Some interesting facts about Antarctica include the extreme weather, the large size of the landmass and the massive sheet of ice covering the ground. Antarctica also contains most of the world's fresh water and a buried ... More »

www.reference.com Geography Antarctica

Antarctica is the ice-covered continent that surrounds the South Pole and is itself surrounded by the Southern Ocean. It is the fifth largest land mass on the planet. More »

Some interesting facts about Antarctica include the extreme weather, the large size of the landmass and the massive sheet of ice covering the ground. Antarctica also contains most of the world's fresh water and a buried ... More »

www.reference.com Geography Antarctica

The geographic South Pole is located on the continent of Antarctica, and it is the southernmost point on Earth’s surface. Antarctica is the coldest, driest continent on Earth with less than 5 inches of rain per year. Mos... More »

There are no true cities on the continent of Antarctica; instead, there are approximately 24 research stations with populations ranging from 1,000 to 4,000 people. The research stations are designed for scientific studie... More »