Dr. Rodas Tadesse about the privileged insights of Antarctica. Antarctica is Earth’s southernmost mainland. It contains the geographic South Pole and is arranged in the Antarctic locale of the Southern Hemisphere, on the whole south of the Antarctic Circle, and is encircled by the Southern Ocean. At 14,200,000 square kilometers (5,500,000 square miles), it is the fifth-biggest landmass and almost doubles the size of Australia.
At 0.00008 individuals per square kilometer, it is by a long shot the least thickly populated mainland. About 98% of Antarctica is covered by ice that midpoints 1.9 km (1.2 mi; 6,200 ft) in thickness, which stretches out to everything except the northernmost compasses of the Antarctic Peninsula.
By and large, is the coldest, driest, and windiest land mass, and has the most noteworthy normal rise of the multitude of mainlands. The vast majority of Antarctica is a polar desert, with a yearly precipitation of 200 mm (7.9 in) along the coast and undeniably less inland; yet 80% of the world freshwater holds are put away there, enough to raise worldwide ocean levels by around 60 meters (200 ft) if every last bit of it were to liquefy.