Top Places To Visit in Cool Lonely Planet Antarctica

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Atka Bay, Weddell Sea, Antarctica
Atka Bay, Weddell Sea, Antarctica

Land of extremes called Antarctica, Coldest of Earth’s continents and fifth largest continent in the world. Antarctica has a lot of amazing scenery and tremendous and unique wildlife.

  • Area of Antarctica:
    14.0 million km2 (5.4 million sq mi), 98% covered by the Antarctic ice sheet, 1.6 km (1.0 mi) thick about 90% of the world’s ice.
  • Highest peak:
    4,892 m (16,050 ft).
  • Minimum Temperature:
    Between −80 °C (−112 °F) and −90 °C (−130 °F) in winter.
  • Maximum Temperature:
    Between 5 °C (41 °F) and 15 °C (59 °F) in summer.

Some of the cool places of Antarctica are below,

Atka Bay, Weddell Sea, Antarctica
Atka Bay, Weddell Sea, Antarctica
Aurora australis (Southern Light) over icebergs
Aurora australis (Southern Light) over icebergs
Crab-Eater Seals, Peterman Island, Antarctic Peninsula
Crab-Eater Seals, Peterman Island, Antarctic Peninsula

 

Icebreaking McMurdo Sound, Antarctica
Icebreaking McMurdo Sound, Antarctica
Pleneau Island, Antarctic Peninsula
Pleneau Island, Antarctic Peninsula
Sandy Bay at Dawn, Macquarie Island, Antarctica
Sandy Bay at Dawn, Macquarie Island, Antarctica
Dumont D-Urville, Terre Adelie Coast, East Antarctica
Dumont D-Urville, Terre Adelie Coast, East Antarctica

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