Thursday, November 15, 2018

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...

Warren icefall

Next to the gargantuan Airdevronsix icefall is located one more giant icefall - the 920 m wide and 400 m tall Warren icefall. Just like...

Airdevronsix icefalls

You may think that you know all about the greatest natural landmarks of our planet... But have you heard about Airdevronsix icefall - 5...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...