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Antarctica is the Earth's fifth largest and highest (on average) continent, which doubles in size during winter. It is also the coldest, windiest, and driest continent with some areas receiving no rain for up to a hundred years. During summer, more solar radiation reaches the surface of Antarctica than is received at the Equator over an equivalent period. Antarctica contains many volcanoes, some of them still active, and the world's largest glacier system reaching 300 km into the interior and up to 80 km wide at its mouth. The continent is the only ice and land mass within the Antarctic Circle and is governed internationally by the Antarctic Treaty of 1961. It is uninhabited except for scientific bases and large flocks of sea birds including penguins. This category contains Internet sites that are about or located on Antarctica.
Please only submit sites that are about or located on Auckland Island.
Location: 50°29' to 50°56'S : 165°52' to 166°20'E The group consists of one main island with several smaller ones and offliers. The islands, of ancient volcanic origin, cover 626 km2 with the highest elevation being Mt. Dick, on Adams Island, at a height of 667 m. The unglacierized group was first sighted in 1806, with sealers the first to land in 1807. This New Zealand territory is uninhabited, however sealers, scientific personnel and a colonial settlement have wintered over. This category contains Internet sites that are about or located on Auckland Island.
Please only submit sites that are about or located on Bouvet Island.
Location: 54°25'S : 3°22'E Also known as Bouvetøya, this island is a single volcanic island with an offlier. The island covers 54 km² with its highest elevation being Mt. Olavtoppen at 780 m. It is 93% glacierized. Discovered by Jean Baptiste Charles de Lozier Bouvet on January 1, 1739, the first recorded landing was by sealers in 1822. The island is uninhabited with no wintering population, and is a dependency of Norway (claimed in 1927). This category contains Internet sites that are about or located on Bouvet Island.
Please only submit sites that are about or located on Campbell Island.
Location: 52°33'S : 169°09'E Campbell Island is of ancient volcanic origin with offliers. It is unglacierized and covers an area of 113 km2 with the highest elevation being Mt. Honey at 567 m. It was sighted and first landed upon by sealers in 1810. A scientific station was established in 1941 and has been occupied permanently since. The island is New Zealand territory. This category contains Internet sites that are about or located on Campbell Island.
Please only submit sites that are about or located in the French Southern Territories.

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Also known as Terres Australes et Antarctiques Françaises, this territory includes the Crozet Islands, the Kerguelen Islands, Amsterdam Island, and Saint Paul Island.
Please only submit sites that are about or located on the Heard and MacDonald Islands.

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The Heard and MacDonald Islands are renowned as the only Subantarctic islands not to have suffered from the introduction of alien species. Heard Island also has Australia's highst peak and only active volcano.
Please only submit sites that are about or located on the Marion and Prince Edward Islands.

This category does NOT relate to the much larger Canadian province of Prince Edward Island.

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The group consists of two main islands, Prince Edward Island and Marion Island. They are separated by 22 km and are of volcanic origin with a number of outliers. The two islands cover 317 km² with the highest elevation, State President Swart Peak, located on Marion Island. The group was first sighted in 1663 with the first landing, by sealers, in 1799. A scientific station was established in 1947 and has been occupied permanently since. The Prince Edward Islands are a state territory of the Republic of South Africa. This category contains Internet sites that are about or located on the Marion and Prince Edward Islands.
Please only submit sites that are about or located on South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

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South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands are British territories also claimed by Argentina as part of the Islas del Atlántico Sur.
Please only submit sites that are about or located in the South Orkney Islands.

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Location: 60°30' to 60°50'S : 44°15' to 46°15'W The group consists of four major islands: Coronation, Signy, Powell and Laurie Islands, with several minor islands, offlying islets and rocks. Inaccessible Islands lie 30 km to the west and all are of sedimentary origin. They cover 622 km2 with the highest elevation being Mt. Nivea, on Coronation Island, at 1265 m. The group is 85% glacierized. They were first sighted and landed upon by sealers in 1821. A permanent scientific station has been occupied since 1903. A whaling station operated at Signy Island between 1920 and 1926. Another disputed island group, the South Orkneys are claimed by the British as part of the British Antarctic Territory while Argentina claims them as part of Antártida Argentina. This category contains Internet sites that are about or located on the South Orkney Islands.
Please only submit sites that are about or located in the South Shetland Islands.

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Location: 61°00' to 63°22'S : 53°50' to 62°50'W This group stretches some 540 km and consists of four primary groups, including eleven major islands (Elephant and Clarence Islands; King George and Nelson Islands; Robert, Greenwich, Livingston, Snow and Deception Islands; Smith and Low Islands). There are several smaller islands with many islets and rocks. Some of the islands are of volcanic origin and average about 120 km north of the Antarctic Peninsula. A giant among the peri-Antarctics, the group covers 4662 km2 with the highest elevation being Mt. Foster, on Smith Island, at a height of 2105 m. The group is 80% glacierized. The South Shetlands were first sighted in 1819 with sealers arriving in 1820. Permanent scientific operations have occurred since 1943, with a whaling station operating on Deception Island from 1912-31. This is highly disputed territory as the British have claimed it as part of its British Antarctic Territory, Argentina as part of Antártida Argentina and Chile as part of Territorio Antártico Chileno. This category contains Internet sites that are about or located on the South Shetland Islands.
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