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Antarctica

Parent Category: Places

 

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Capital
none
Population
no native people living in
Antarctica
permanent and summer-staff research stations
Area
14 million sq. miles
Location
Antarctica is the southernmost continent and is basically surrounded by the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans 
Government
Antarctic Treaty, signed on 1 December 1959
establishes the legal framework for the management of Antarctica
46 treaty member nations
Money
none
Climate
coldest, driest and windiest place on earth
East Antarctica is colder that West Antarctica because of its higher elevation
Antarctic Peninsula has the most moderate temperature

Languages
no native language


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Fast Facts Resources
Wikipedia
Cool Antarctica
CIA World Factbook

 

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