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Polar continent in the Earth's southern hemisphere

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Antarctica: Polar continent in the Earth's southern hemisphere
Antarctica is Earth's southernmost continent. It contains the geographic South Pole and is situated in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere, almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle, and is surrounded by the Southern Ocean. At 14,000,000 square kilometres, it is the fifth-largest continent. For comparison, Antarctica is nearly twice the size of Australia. About 98% of Antarctica is covered by ice that averages 1.9 km in thickness, which extends to all but the northernmost reaches of the Antarctic Peninsula.

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Endurance: Search for Shackleton's lost ship begins

endurance: search for shackleton's lost ship begins
Scientists hope to discover one of the most famous ships in Antarctic exploration history this week.
BBC News - Published

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