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Uploaded on Monday 13 Sep 2010 by Peter Prokosch

Floating ice, Antarctic Peninsula

Year: 2010
From collection: Antarctic biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Antarctica is the 5th largest continent of the world at 14 million square kilometres, and is covered by a permanent continental ice sheet. During winter the size of Antarctica doubles due to the formation of sea ice around the coasts.
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