Interesting facts about Antarctica Continent | Antarctica fact & info

By | April 12, 2017

It was nice to see the eagerness to know about the continent of Antarctica.
Do you have questions that How did people reach here?
Who was the first person who go here?
What conditions should be there to go there? etc. Many such questions …
You must have heard some Interesting facts about Antarctica Continent | Antarctica fact & info
Interesting facts about Antarctica Continent Antarctica fact info

  • There are some places in Antarctica where there has not been snow or rain since the last 20 million years.
  • Antarctica is 1.3 times larger than Europe.
  • If you want to work in Antarctica, first you have to remove your wisdom teeth and appendix,
    even if they are completely healthy.
  • Till date, the highest temperature in Antarctica has been recorded at 58.2 ° F (14.5 ° C).
  • About 53 million years ago, Antarctica was very hot, so hot that the palm trees grew easily.
    on its edges. The temperature here was more than that of 20 ° C.
  • The world’s driest place is Antarctica. Not only this, the driest place on the earth is also
    in Antarctica, which is called ‘Dry Valleys’.
  • Antarctica also has a nuclear power station named McMurdo Station. This power station
    is running from here since 1962.
  • You will not get any Polar Bear in Antarctica. They will only found in Arctic.
  • On July 21, 1983, at Vostok station in Antarctica, the lowest temperature in the
    earth was recorded at -128.56 ° F.
  • The average thickness of Antarctica ice is about 1.6 kilometres. And 90% of the
    world’s clean water is here but in the form of ice.
  • You may not believe it but Antarctica also has an ATM.
  • At some places in Antarctica, the air moves at the speed of 320km / h.
  • Roald Amundsen of Norway was the first man, who first reached the South Pole.
  • Nobody can know about the existence of Antarctica if this continent was not seen in 1820.
    First people thought that this is just a group of islands.
  •  Only Antarctica is the only continent on earth, where snakes are not found at all.
  • The oldest Sperm has been found in Antarctica. 50 million years old sperm of a worm.

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The word Arctic comes from the Greek word for bear, arktos. It refers to two constellations
in the northern night sky: Ursa Major (Great Bear) and Ursa Minor (Little Bear), which contains Polaris,
the North Star. So roughly, Arctic relates to Polar Bear.

Similarly, Antarctic simply means ‘Anti-Arctic’ I.e., No Polar Bears are found here. (Anti-Polar bear)

 

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