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Ě Antarctica is extremely cold, particularly in the winter where the temperature can reach -70 degrees. It is often referred to as the South Pole. It has no permanent human population but has a variety of animals living there that can stand the freezing temperatures.ß


Español: Mapamundi mostrando la ubicación de la Antártida.

World map depicting Antarctica; map adapted from PDF world map at CIA World Fact Book.

Updated March 31, 2006 to remove green above 60°S line. in december there is 24 hours of sun light


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current 12:37, 19 January 2008 2,759×1,404 (97 KB) F l a n k e r (Transparency)
01:04, 31 March 2006 2,759×1,404 (55 KB) David Kernow
18:54, 20 December 2005 2,759×1,404 (50 KB) E Pluribus Anthony (World map: Antarctica (location))
12:38, 28 April 2005 2,759×1,404 (39 KB) Ghalas (Extracted from CIA World Factbook PDF world map, then rasterized and colored. {{PD-USGov-CIA-WF}})
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