Voyage To The 'Seventh' Continent March 14th 2009 Antarctica - Background
So, Antarctica....the White Continent....the Seventh Continent, the Cold Continent (I made the last one up)....but more importantly, for me anyway, it would be my home for the next 11 days. But what can I tell you about the place to kick things off?
-Over 99% of Antarctica is covered with ice, which equates to approx 90% of world's fresh water
-It holds recor ... read more
Antarctica » Antarctica » South Shetland Islands Speculation over the existence of a "southern land" was not confirmed until the early 1820s when British and American commercial operators and British and Russian national expeditions began exploring the Antarctic Peninsula region and other areas sou... ... read more