Antarctica is the coldest and windiest place on earth. Almost the entire continent is covered with ice that is up to 5 km thick near the South Pole. Antarctica is a desert because it doesn't get very much precipitation. Some areas get less than 70 mm a year, in the form of snow.
Contents : 4 pages
-Introduction, geography and size
-Exploration and discovery of Antarctica
-The present and the future of the Antarctic continent
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