Antarctica (pronounced /ænˈtɑrtɨkə/ or /ænˈtɑrktɨkə/ ( listen))[2][3][4] is Earth's southernmost continent, encapsulating the South Pole. It is situated in the Antarctic region of the southern hemisphere, almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle, and is surrounded by the Southern Ocean. At 14.0 million km2 (5.4 million sq mi), it is the fifth-largest continent in area after Asia, Africa, North America, and South America. About 98% of Antarctica is covered by ice that averages at least 1.6 kilometres (1.0 mi) in thickness.Antarctica, on average, is the coldest, driest, and windiest continent, and has the highest average elevation of all the continents.[5] Antarctica is considered a desert, with annual precipitation of only 200 mm (8 inches) along the coast and far less inland.[6] The temperature in Antarctica can reach -89 degrees Celsius (-129 degrees Fahrenheit). There are no permanent human residents, but anywhere from 1,000 to 5,000 people reside throughout the year at the research stations scattered across the continent. Only cold-adapted plants and animals survive there, including penguins, seals, nematodes, tardigrades, mites, many types of algae and other microorganisms, and tundra vegetation.

Although myths and speculation about a Terra Australis ("Southern Land") date back to antiquity, the first confirmed sighting of the continent is commonly accepted to have occurred in 1820 by the Russian expedition of Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen and Mikhail Lazarev.

The continent, however, remained largely neglected for the rest of the 19th century because of its hostile environment, lack of resources, and isolation. The Antarctic Treaty was signed in 1959 by 12 countries; to date, 47 countries have signed the treaty. The treaty prohibits military activities and mineral mining, prohibits nuclear blasts and power, supports scientific research, and protects the continent's ecozone. Ongoing experiments are conducted by more than 4,000 scientists of many nationalities and with various research interests.[1]

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FILM_Smartson Creator
FILM_Smartson Mar 22 2013, 7:17am says:

Nazi Penguins went into my igloo and arrested me for framing Hitler, i was sent to their jail and stayed there for 2 years, i realize that my tongue is hot so i licked all the ice wall and escaped, after that, i went to my battleship and sailed back to philippines.

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pjdman44 Creator
pjdman44 Mar 29 2013, 8:32am replied:

You live in Philippines?

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Alexali7
Alexali7 Dec 25 2012, 12:00am says:

I used to live in Antarctica but the Penguin army invaded my home and took me as prisoner, then i made a heroic escape and ran off to Australia.

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pjdman44 Creator
pjdman44 Mar 7 2013, 3:15am replied:

Recon team has just uploaded an image of the Penguin army's elite airborne infantry
Commander eliminate them for Antartica
Show them the Grand Strategy of Antartica
We shall grant you the highest technological clearance to eliminate them
Force Recon teams will be coming from Bermuda triangle
Air Support will be coming from Bermuda triangle

Santa Claus out
From the north pole

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modber
modber Dec 2 2012, 7:22am says:

LONG LIVE THE ARCTIC!

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pjdman44 Creator
pjdman44 Mar 7 2013, 3:20am replied:

You artic bastard
We are antartics and I shall send the 1st Penguin Batallion of the 2nd Penguin Air Assault Brigade of the 3rd Penguin Airborne Division of the Penguin Corps from the PINGCOM (Pingu Command) to eliminate your polar bear task force
Don't tell anyone I am the general of the 8th polar bear cavalry division :D

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Dr.Goupyl
Dr.Goupyl Aug 30 2012, 12:58pm says:

Greetings from French southern Territories (T.A.A.F) ! a land of almost 200 scientist.

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pjdman44 Creator
pjdman44 Mar 7 2013, 3:23am replied:

I have commanded PINGCOM to destroy you
I also have support from the French Foreign Legion

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Latmiko
Latmiko May 22 2012, 5:19am says:

What The Hell? Live in Antartika?

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!!!karmenjell
!!!karmenjell Apr 14 2012, 2:43pm says:

we ALL come from antartic....re: crustial displacement/shift theory?

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Metaltooth
Metaltooth Aug 14 2011, 7:10pm says:

Uh, so what are you guys? Scientists? Researchers?

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pjdman44 Creator
pjdman44 Jul 27 2012, 8:46am replied:

We live in antartica to talk with penguins

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