Antarctica: The Frozen Continent

hydrothermal vent interactiveMost people know that Antarctica is the coldest place on Earth, with fewer than 1,000 people living there (none permanently). But did you know it is the world's largest desert? That it hosts huge volcanoes? Has a lake the size of Lake Ontario located entirely beneath the ice? Discover what else you would encounter in Antarctica. Learn more »

Photo by Pat Lohmann, WHOI