Friday, December 14, 2018

Wonders of Antarctica

Most interesting wonders in Antarctica.

Landmarks of Antarctica

Most interesting landmarks of Antarctica Below are listed the most amazing natural and man made landmarks of Antarctica. Natural landmarks of Antarctica Most impressive landmarks in Antarctica...

Dome A – coldest place on Earth

The eventual coldest place on Earth is located on one of the highest places of Antarctica - on Dome A (Dome Argus). Thus far...

Lake Bonney – lake in Antarctica with laughing gas

McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica are rich with very unusual landmarks - almost everything in this extreme environment is unique. Lake Bonney - one...

Katabatic winds at Commonwealth Bay

The chief meteorologist of Douglas Mawson's expedition to Commonwealth Bay C.T.Madigan wrote in 1913: "For nine months of the year an almost continous blizzard rages,...

Landmarks of Antarctica and Subantarctic islands

Most interesting landmarks of Antarctica and Subantarctic islands Below are listed the most amazing natural and man made landmarks of Antarctica and Subantarctic islands. Natural landmarks...

Grytviken Church (Whalers Church)

South Georgia might be one of the most beautiful places in the world, but the climate and life in this sub-antarctic island is harsh....

Landmarks of Kerguelen Islands

Kerguelen Islands basically consist of the main island - Grande Terre and large number of smaller islands around it. Grande Terre is the largest sub-antarctic...

Blood Falls, Antarctica

In Antarctica there is unusual, orange colored icefall - Blood Falls. This is small opening into unusual ecosystem, which has developed for more than...

Ridge A – best place for astronomy research on Earth

If somebody would like to get the most exciting results of astronomical research without leaving the Earth, Ridge A is the exact place to...

McDonald Islands

Unusual changes transformed McDonald Islands in the time period from 2000 to 2001. Volcanic eruptions and (possibly) rise of the land increased the area...