Top 30 Incredible Facts You’ve Never Heard About Antarctica (9)

Antarctica is a big icy continent that is situated at the bottom of the world. The temperate is always freezing here, and it is cut off from the rest of the world because not many people can survive the cold here. Here are some facts about this beautiful place that you never knew earlier.

  1. What kind of continent?


Antarctica is not only the coldest continent on the planet; it is also the driest, tallest and the windiest place that anybody can ever live on.

  1. Desert


The icy dessert that is found in long, expansive stretches all over the continent of Antarctica, make it is the biggest in the world.

  1. Can you survive there?


Yes, you can survive in Antarctica, provided you remove your wisdom teeth and appendix, as it helps you adjust to the cold temperatures there.

  1. Coldest temperature


The coldest temperature on Earth was -128.56 degrees Fahrenheit on 21st July 1983. This number was recorded at the Vostok station in Antarctica.

  1. Freshwater


Close to 70% of the world’s freshwater is found in the icy continent of Antarctica. It is quite strange to know this after knowing that it also houses the biggest desert, isn’t it?

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