Antarctica - the last place on Earth!
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General Pages

Antarctica is truly the last place on Earth. Although tourists visit and scientists live there through the year, it has no permanent population. It has no economy and no government and is about as pristine as possible on this Earth of billions of people.
  1. Antarctica - Wikipedia

  2. Antarctic Treaty Secretariat

  3. British Antarctic Survey

  4. About Antarctica

  5. Discovering Antarctica - great learning site

  6. LIMA - Landsat Image Mosaic of Antarctica

  7. Hidden treasure: Antarctic splendour revealed as ice melts

  8. Antarctic Map - Small | Large  |  Blank map

  9. A flying tour of the frozen continent [VID]

  10. Antarctica: White continent in its full glory

  11. 16th c. Piri Reis map shows Antarctica - Wikipedia

Issues

Despite its pristine nature, Antarctica is suffering from the excesses of modern culture.

Global Climate Change

  1. Deep ice tells long climate story

  2. Antarctic glaciers surge to ocean

  3. Antarctic ice shelf breaks apart

Antarctic Treaty Rights

  1. Claimants tiptoe around lucrative Antarctic rights

Tourism

  1. Concern over Antarctic cruise ships

  2. Smooth landing for Antarctic runway

  3. Antarctic cruise ship fuel spill small, but left impact

  4. Observing sustainable tourism in Antarctica

  5. Frostbite: The cold hard facts

Research

Many countries have permanent and semi-permanent research stations in Antarctica.
  1. UK polar team set to make history

  2. Robo-sub takes Antarctic plunge and reveals a rich array of marine life

  3. First 'green' Antarctic home created [VID]

  4. Climate focus of global polar study

  5. New undersea images challenge prevailing ideas about the Antarctic ice sheet

  6. New lakes found under Antarctic ice

  7. 15-million-year-old Antarctic lake may hold life clue

  8. Antarctic water world found under ice

  9. Survey targets 'ghost' mountains

  10. Ancient Antarctic volcanic eruption noted

  11. Antarctica's ice bottom found