Secrets Beneath the Antarctic

4/22/2009 03:55:00 AM ·

There are many mysteries surrounding the Antarctic, and things are getting interesting! Scientists are just beginning to explore some of its many secrets - secrets which may affect the future of our planet.

On 12th April 2009, The Independent ran a story – Hilary Clinton urges Tougher Controls on South Pole Tourists

It is a fact that Antarctic tourism is becoming increasing popular and although there have been incidents where boats have hit trouble in the icy, treacherous terrain, there is no indication however that tourism is in any way detrimental to the region – So, Read More

Written by Sean Hayes

Exploring the Beauty of Antarctica~Chan Lee Peng

Antarctica occupying a total area of about 14 million square kilometers, of which the mainland area of 12.39 million square kilometers and islands area of about 7.6 million square kilometers, 2.47 million meters long coastline. Approximately 1.582 million square kilometers of the Antarctica has a snow cover. Antarctica occupies 10% of the total land area of the earth, and its size is equivalent to one and a half of China. Read More

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