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Antarctica Geography


Location:
Continent mostly south of the Antarctic Circle

Geographic map coordinates:
90 00 S, 0 00 E

Area:
14 million sq km

Land:
14 million sq km (280,000 sq km ice-free, 13.72 million sq km ice-covered) (est.)

Coastline:
17,968 km

Climate:
Severe cold temperatures vary with latitude, elevation, and distance from the ocean;

West Antarctica is warmer than East Antarctica because of its lower elevation;

The most moderate climates found in the Antarctic Peninsula:

Higher temperatures occur in January along the coast and average slightly below freezing

Terrain:
About 98% thick continental ice sheet and 2% barren rock -average elevations are between 2,000 and 4,000 meters







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