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Winter in Antarctica

Estimated reading time: 1 minute Antarctica may seem like a land of perpetual winter, but even here there are seasons, but only two: summer and winter. In Antarctica, winter is from April to September. Here, the winters are long and[…]

Summer in Antarctica

Estimated reading time: 1 minute Antarctica may seem like a land of perpetual winter, but even here there are seasons, but only two: summer and winter. In Antarctica, summer is from October to March. Near the coast the temperature can[…]

Antarctica: the only continent coronavirus-free

Estimated reading time: 1 minute Since the first cases were reported in China at the end of last year, the coronavirus pandemic has spread around the world, infecting millions of people around the globe. However, there is one continent that[…]

6 reasons to spend Christmas in Antarctica

Estimated reading time: 1 minute 1. Christmas is one of the best times of the year to visit Antarctica Christmas coincides quite well with the beginning of summer and is also the period in which the wildlife of Antarctica is[…]

What to eat in Antarctica?

Estimated reading time: 1 minute The cold climate forces to double the calorie intake (3500 daily), especially if outdoor work is done. In each base the diet is determined by the customs of the country of origin and by the[…]

The weather in Antarctica

Estimated reading time: 1 minute The average temperature in January, the warmest month of summer, ranges between 4ºC (39.2ºF) on the coast, and -40ºC (-40ºF) in the interior of the continent. During the winter, the average is between -23ºC (-9.4ºF)[…]

What is the environment like in Antarctica?

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Climate and soils The Antarctic climate is characterized by being very cold, dry, and windy, which largely limits the development of life forms. The process of decomposition of the rock which, thanks in principle to[…]