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Sizing up Antarctica

Sizing up Antarctica

How big is Antarctica?

Compare the size of Antarctica to the sizes of the other continents. Find out how time of day is decided on Antarctica, where sunrise and sunset can take a very long time to come around!

Word alternative to interactive activity. See Sizing up Antarctica.

Map of Antarctic stations

Map of Antarctic stations

Map showing the current facilities and stations in Antarctica with an overlay of selected Historical Sites and Monuments (HSMs). The selection on the map includes the major British Heritage Sites and others that are mentioned in the rest of the “Bases for understanding” section.