- Antarctica is located at the South Pole.
- Over 98% of Antarctica is covered by ice.
- Antartica is the driest and coldest continent on earth.
- It is the fifth largest continent in size.
- No one lives on Antartica, although people visit for scientific research.
- Antarctica is the windiest place on Earth.
- The lowest temperature ever recorded (-128 degrees F) was in Antarctica.
- There are not any cities on this continent (only scientific outposts).