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Pitch a tent in Antarctica | Cheapflights.com

Pitch a tent in Antarctica | Cheapflights.com | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Struggling across the planet’s last untouched continent in almost perpetual darkness through temperatures as low as -130°F may be far beyond most people’s imaginations, let alone capabilities.
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Must see photos of the Antarctic Peninsula, the northernmost part of the mainland of Antarctica

Must see photos of the Antarctic Peninsula, the northernmost part of the mainland of Antarctica | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The Antarctic Peninsula is the northernmost part of the mainland of Antarctica, located at the base of the Southern Hemisphere.
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50 years of Antarctic tourism - Telegraph

50 years of Antarctic tourism - Telegraph | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The first travellers’ expedition to Antarctica took place nearly 50 years ago. Now as many as 40,000 visit annually. Our video charts the rise of tourism on the world's coldest continent
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Scientists Drill through 2,400 Feet of Antarctic Ice for Climate Clues

Scientists Drill through 2,400 Feet of Antarctic Ice for Climate Clues | Antarctica | Scoop.it
A surprise finding may reveal how fast glaciers could slip into the sea
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Antarctica, 100 years since Ernest Shackleton - Telegraph

Antarctica, 100 years since Ernest Shackleton - Telegraph | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Almost exactly a century ago since Ernest Shackleton's Endurance was beset by ice, Jonathan Thompson finds Antarctica's wilderness just as bewitching
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A Rare Flipped Iceberg in Antarctica Photographed by Alex Cornell

A Rare Flipped Iceberg in Antarctica Photographed by Alex Cornell | Antarctica | Scoop.it
While on an expedition to Antarctica last month, photographer Alex Cornell witnessed a massive iceberg flip, revealing a strangely translucent blue underside that's completely free of snow and debris. According to Science World, almost 90% of any given iceberg is below the surface,
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The Antarctic has a population of 4,000 - but what does it take to work in a wilderness of 70-knot winds and marauding penguins?

The Antarctic has a population of 4,000 - but what does it take to work in a wilderness of 70-knot winds and marauding penguins? | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The first time, you come down for the adventure," begins the adage. "The second time for the money. And the third time because you can't function anywhere else any more."
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Cabinet Papers 1988-1989: Hot under collar at who saved Antarctica - The Australian

Cabinet Papers 1988-1989: Hot under collar at who saved Antarctica
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Bob Hawke regards negotiating an agreement to ban mining in Antarctica as one of his greatest achievements.
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Scientists explore Antarctica's ghost mountains below the ice cap where the ... - Daily Mail

Scientists explore Antarctica's ghost mountains below the ice cap where the ... - Daily Mail | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Images taken by an international team of scientists of the Gamburtseve Mountains have revealed a landscape of jagged peaks that show few signs of erosion.
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National Geographic Live to Present UNTAMED ANTARCTICA at Mesa Arts ... - Broadway World

National Geographic Live to Present UNTAMED ANTARCTICA at Mesa Arts ... - Broadway World | Antarctica | Scoop.it
?The 2014-15 National Geographic Live Arizona Speaker Series sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, brings veteran climbers Mike Libecki and Cory Richards to Mesa Arts Center on Wednesday, February 4 at 7:30 p.m.
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6 telescopes strapped to a balloon in Antarctica to study Big Bang remnants - Geek

6 telescopes strapped to a balloon in Antarctica to study Big Bang remnants - Geek | Antarctica | Scoop.it
To the best of our knowledge, the universe as we know it came into being 13.8 billion years ago in the form of a rapid expansion event commonly referred to as the big [...]
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Canada vs. Antarctica: Which is colder? - Globalnews.ca

Canada vs. Antarctica: Which is colder? - Globalnews.ca | Antarctica | Scoop.it
People looking to escape 2015's first round of frigid weather might want to book a trip to Antarctica.
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Antarctica Tourism Could Be Making Penguins Sick - The Atlantic

Antarctica Tourism Could Be Making Penguins Sick - The Atlantic | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Human visits to the South Pole may threaten the adorable creatures with deadly diseases.
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50 years of Antarctic tourism - Telegraph

50 years of Antarctic tourism - Telegraph | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The first travellers’ expedition to Antarctica took place nearly 50 years ago. Now as many as 40,000 visit annually. Our video charts the rise of tourism on the world's coldest continent
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100-Year-Old Box of Negatives Discovered Frozen In Block of Antarctica’s Ice

100-Year-Old Box of Negatives Discovered Frozen In Block of Antarctica’s Ice | Antarctica | Scoop.it
While restoring one of the exploration huts in Antarctica, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust discovered a box that turned out to be a remarkable treasure. It contained 22 never-before-seen cellulose nitrate negatives documenting the life of Antarctic explorers a 100 years back. Preserved in a block of ice, these negatives surprisingly lived up to our days to shine a light on the Antarctic heroic era and the landscape itself.
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WATCH: Here's what the animals of the Antarctic are up against

WATCH: Here's what the animals of the Antarctic are up against | Antarctica | Scoop.it
This week, RiAus introduces us to the tale of two closely related Antarctic penguins . We've got the Adélie penguin ( Pygoscelis adeliae ), with its lovely black face and white eye spots, and then there's the gentoo penguin ( Pygoscelis papua ),...
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Penguin Post Office ~ About | Nature | PBS

Penguin Post Office ~ About | Nature | PBS | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Antarctica’s most popular tourist destination is a unique British post office located in the heart of the Antarctic Peninsula at Port Lockroy, about 700 miles south of Argentina and Chile. Enthusiastic cruise ship passengers from around the world come ashore throughout the Antarctic summer to see the colony of 3,000 gentoo penguins that takes up …
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National Geographic Leopard Seal The King of Antarctica Full Length Documentar

National Geographic Documentary - Leopard Seal The King of Antarctica - Full Length Documentaries antarctica leopard seals seal penguin the penguin planet x ...
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Prof Christo Pimpirev: There are lakes under the deep ice of Antarctica, where ... - Focus News

Prof Christo Pimpirev: There are lakes under the deep ice of Antarctica, where ... - Focus News | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Prof Christo Pimpirev, Chairperson of the Bulgarian Antarctic Institute and leading scientist in the Bulgarian Antarctic expeditions, in an interview with FOCUS News Agency.
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2010 Chilean earthquake causes icequakes in Antarctica - Phys.org

2010 Chilean earthquake causes icequakes in Antarctica - Phys.org | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The HOWD Polenet seismic station is located near the northwest corner of the Antarctica's Ellsworth Mountains. It was the station that showed the clearest indication of high-frequency signals following the 2010 Chilean ...
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Researchers Use GPS to Track Antarctica's Ice Migration in Real Time - Gizmodo

Researchers Use GPS to Track Antarctica's Ice Migration in Real Time - Gizmodo | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Antarctica's melting ice sheets have been a major contributor to global sea level increases over the last decade, and the losses are expected to accelerate over the next two centuries.
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Underwater Drones Map Algae Growth in Antarctica - ENGINEERING.com

Underwater Drones Map Algae Growth in Antarctica - ENGINEERING.com | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Underwater drones are spreading everywhere. Now they're even cruising under Antarctic ice, mapping life in the frigid South Pole.
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