Antarctica
--the fifth largest of
the seven continents
General introduction
to Antarctica
• Geography
• Location
• Climate
• People
Geography
1. Antarctica is
divided in
two.
A. Western
Antarctica
B.Eastern
Antarctica.
Geography
Geography
3. Antarctica is the icy continent at the
South Pole.
4.The world's largest desert is on
Antarctica.
2.The total...
Location
Antarctica hasn‘t always been located at
the South Pole. It has drifted, like the
other continents, and has range...
Climate
• The South Pole is
the coldest,
windiest, and driest
place on Earth. The
coldest temperature
ever recorded on
Ear...
Climate data
People
1. no native
population or
permanent
residents
2.about 4,000 seasonal visitors to
Antarctica
People
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  1. 1. Antarctica --the fifth largest of the seven continents
  2. 2. General introduction to Antarctica • Geography • Location • Climate • People
  3. 3. Geography
  4. 4. 1. Antarctica is divided in two. A. Western Antarctica B.Eastern Antarctica. Geography
  5. 5. Geography 3. Antarctica is the icy continent at the South Pole. 4.The world's largest desert is on Antarctica. 2.The total surface area is about 14.2 million sq km in summer. Geography 2.The total surface area is about 14.2 million sq km in summer. 3. Antarctica is the icy continent at the South Pole. 4.The world's largest desert is on Antarctica.
  6. 6. Location Antarctica hasn‘t always been located at the South Pole. It has drifted, like the other continents, and has ranged from the equator to the South Pole. During the time of the dinosaurs, Antarctica was more temperate and housed dinosaurs and many other life forms. Now, there is very little indigenous( 本地的 ) life.
  7. 7. Climate • The South Pole is the coldest, windiest, and driest place on Earth. The coldest temperature ever recorded on Earth was at the South Pole; it reached -88.0°C!
  8. 8. Climate data
  9. 9. People 1. no native population or permanent residents
  10. 10. 2.about 4,000 seasonal visitors to Antarctica People

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