Category: Antarctica

There was an Australian scientist named Douglas Mawson who…

There was an Australian scientist named Douglas Mawson who explored the Antarctica. He’s lesser known because he focused on scientific discoveries. On a three-man expedition in 1912, his two friends died and he barely made it back, starving and with his skin falling off from frostbite.

Argentina sent a pregnant woman to Antarctica, had her give…

Argentina sent a pregnant woman to Antarctica, had her give birth there, and used the baby to reinforce its territorial claims.

There are no ants in Iceland, Antarctica, and Greenland.

There are no ants in Iceland, Antarctica, and Greenland.

Antarctica is the only continent with no spiders. -source

Antarctica is the only continent with no spiders. –source