Welcome to Antarctica Guide – the portal to it all.

Here you can find everything you wish to know about Antarctica from experts who have been working there for decades.

We hope you find the site easy to navigate. To keep it simple we have put basic points on the front page of each heading but, on most, you’ll find a “more info” tab to click that will take you to detailed information about the topic. If you have any problems, please let us know.

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