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Top Places To Visit in Cool Lonely Planet Antarctica

December 13, 2014 5:22 pm by: Category: Top Things, Top Travel Places, Travel Leave a comment A+ / A-

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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