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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. For any form of publication, please include the link to this page: www.grida.no/resources/3140

Year: 2016

From album: Antarctic biodiversity

Photographer: Peter Prokosch

Tags: Antarctica Arctic Atlantic change climate Environmental Global ocean Pacific Southern worldwide

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