Using this photo and referring to it is encouraged, and please use it in presentations, web pages, newspapers, blogs and reports.
For any form of publication, please include th link to this page and give the photographer credit (in this case Peter Prokosch)
Floating ice, Antarctic Peninsula
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.