31 Cool and Unusual Things to Do in Antarctica - Atlas Obscura
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31 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Antarctica

Unusual Attractions in Antarctica

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Cool Places to Eat & Drink in Antarctica


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Stories About Antarctica

Ernest Shackleton, Captain Robert Falcon Scott, and Edward Wilson (right to left) as they were preparing to explore the Ross Ice Shelf as part of the British National Antarctic Expedition in November 1902.

Why Did Antarctic Explorer Ernest Shackleton Keep 'Conking Out'?

A vitamin deficiency may have changed the course of a continent's history.
Smaller icebergs can shape-shift, and end up rolling or flipping.

The Iceberg Trackers Keeping an Eye on the Ocean's Behemoths

As well as smaller bergs that can be more dangerous to ships.
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