31 Cool and Unusual Things to Do in Antarctica - Atlas Obscura
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31 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Antarctica

Unusual Attractions in Antarctica

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Cool Places to Eat & Drink in Antarctica


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Stories About Antarctica

 An iceberg floats in the Atlantic Ocean, April 26, 2017 off the coast of Port Kirwan, Newfoundland, Canada. Icebergs break off from Baffin Island and Greenland every spring and drift down the stretch of water along the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador known as Iceberg Alley. According to media reports, the higher number of icebergs this season can be attributed to uncommonly strong counter-clockwise winds that draw the icebergs south and possibly global warming, which could be making Greenland's ice sheet melt faster.

The Iceberg Trackers Keeping an Eye on the Ocean's Behemoths

As well as smaller bergs that can be more dangerous to ships.
The camera descended beneath the ice, and found something researchers didn't expect: life.

Scientists Accidentally Discovered Strange Creatures Under Half a Mile of Ice

Researchers drilled through an Antarctic ice shelf to sample sediment. But they found animals that weren't supposed to be there.
Scientists and soldiers were evacuated from two Antarctic research bases to a Spanish Navy vessel.

The Great Antarctic Escape

How Spanish scientists and soldiers made an epic journey home as the world locked down around them.
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