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History of Antarctica

For centuries, it was believed that a great unknown continent encompassed much of the southern end of the globe.

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Geography of Antarctica

Antarctica, the ice-locked landmass around the South Pole. The name means "opposite the Bear" (the northern constellation), or "opposite the Arctic." It is the most remote and desolate of all the continents.