Antarctica

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by CodyJBarrett
Last updated 6 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Geography
Grade:
3

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Antarctica

Interesting Facts - The average temperature of the South Pole is minus 56 degrees Fahrenheit. - Antarctica is considered a desert because of how little rain and snowfall is recieves each year.

Antarctica

Southern Rockhopper Pengiuns

Rockhopper Penguins are known for their deep red eyes and long yellow eyebrows. They only stand about 20 inches tall and are one of the smallest pengiuns in the world.

Roald Amundsen is a Norwegien explorer. He led the first successful expedition to the South Pole in 1911. The famous author, Roald Dahl, is named after him.

Map of Antarctica!

Emperor Penguins in Antarctica!Click the video to learn more about this fascinating creature.

This is Roald Amundsen

KRILL!

Krill have large black eyes and are mostly transparent. Female Krill can lay up to 10,000 eggs at a time.

Richard Byrd

Richard Byrd was an American and the first man to successfully fly to the South Pole. He won the Medal of Honor for his many expeditions.

Lincoln Ellsworth

Emperor Penguins

Lincoln Ellsworth was an American and the first man to complete the transantarctic flight with Herbet Hollick-Kenyon. This would not be repeated until 1956.


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