25 Facts About Antarctica That Are So Cool They’re Freezing

Posted by , Updated on April 4, 2014


You probably never realized how awesome that big block of ice at the bottom of the world is. These are 25 fact about Antarctica that are so cool they’re freezing!

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Antarctica is the coldest, windiest, highest and driest continent on the planet.

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Antarctica is a desert, even though it holds 70 percent of the world’s freshwater.

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The annual snow accumulation across much of East Antarctica adds up to less than two inches of rain.

antarctica facts

This is actually very comparable to the Sahara Desert

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In wintertime, the sea ice around Antarctica grows at the rate of 40,000 square miles a day.

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