• The coldest temperature on earth was minus 128.56 degrees registered on July 21st 1983 at Antarctica.
  • Antarctica winds in some places of the continent can reach 200 mph.
  • Antarctica is the fifth largest continent.
  • The largest sheet of ice on earth is in Antarctica.
  • 99% of Antarctica is covered by ice.
  • Antarctica is home to about 70% of the planet's fresh water.
  • Antarctica nearly doubles its size after winter.
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