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 »

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 »

Antarctica is approximately 5.5 million square miles in land area. As such, it is almost 1.5 times the size of the United States. It is also the fifth largest continent on Earth, with more land area than both Europe and ... More »

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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 »

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 »

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 »

Antarctica has no cities or towns. The people who live there reside in scientific bases that resemble oil rigs or military bases instead of traditional towns. The closest resemblance to towns are the Chilean Villa Las Es... More »