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Antarctica, overview

Year: 2006
From collection: Polar Times #3
Author: Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Description:
Antarctic is the fifth largest continent of the world at 14 million square kilometres and is covered in a permanent continental ice. The ice is distributed in two major ice sheets, the East Antarctic and the West Antarctic, and in addition there are shelf ice, extending over the sea water.
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