Pictures Of Antarctica

The continent of Antarctica is located almost entirely inside the Antarctic Circle
and has a permanent layer of ice. Beneath this icy layer there is a great amount of minerals,
such as oil, iron and coal. In some areas, the thickness of the layer of ice can reach 3,700 meters.
As a consequence, Antarctica is the continent with the highest mean elevation.
Antarctica has a scanty flora, but a rich fauna, including many species of fish, birds and mammals.



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