Big Empty Place. Bigger and Emptier

Antarctic ice extent

Cool picture I found of Antarctica taken from space showing the growing sea ice. Hard to believe only a few months ago the Shack came in, picked everyone up and buggered off leaving us here, all alone, for the winter.
Ice is what makes Antarctica. From the ice sheets that cover the continent, in places five kilometres thick, to the shelves spilling out onto the sea – like the one I live on that’s hundreds of metres thick.  And then, every year, the sea itself freezes and Antarctica doubles in size, like you can see above.
Now my home is accessible only by penguins.


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