Inside the workshop. Picture by Spencer Smirl with Richmond Dykes just about visible. Can you spot him?
Fact of the Day
98% of Antarctica is covered by ice that averages more than a mile thick. If you exclude the ice shelves and islands, this percentages gets close to 99.7%.
To many people, Antarctica is one of the most fascinating places on Earth. Whether it be its remoteness, its extreme weather, its extraordinary landscapes and features, or just by virtue of the fact that there is still so much unknown about this isolated land, the continent captures the imagination like no other. Starting today we are going to be posting interesting facts, figures and phrases…