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Category: Antarctica

Volcano crater on Antarctica (Credit: iStockphotos.com)

Scientists Point to Volcanoes As Ice Age Safe Havens

A new study concludes that the heat from Antarctic volcanoes helped many plants and bugs survive past ice ages.

Terra Nova

Wreck of Robert Falcon Scott’s Ship Terra Nova Discovered

A century after Robert Scott’s ill-fated trek to the South Pole, the ship that brought him to Antarctica has been found off the coast of Greenland.

Lost Expeditions

Famous Expeditions That Fell Off the Map

Explore famously doomed expeditions, including John Franklin’s Arctic voyage, which researchers recently attempted to demystify.