Antarctic Islands

The Antarctic Islands are those islands lying south of the 60th parallel, close to the continent of . They have a marine polar climate: very cold, but not as extremely cold as the mainland, so the sea only freezes over in the very depths of winter.

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The are a group of islands about 120 kilometers north of the . Photo: ravas51, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a Chilean civilian settlement on King George Island, the largest of the of Antarctica. Photo: SnowSwan, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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