World Geography Test over Antarctica

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Describe what happens when scientists are at the South Pole.

They are there for eight months at a time because planes cannot fly there during that time

What are the three shades of twilight?

Civil twilight, Nautical Twilight, and Astronomical Twilight

What can live at the South Pole?

Nothing except inside the science stations

What describes Antarctica?

Coldest, windiest place on Earth

What is astronomical twilight?

ice acts as a mirror to the stars, no horizon

What is civil twilight?

Same as what we see

What is nautical twilight?

Cannot see horizon, but can see stars

Where do the large penguins live?

The northern shores

Who owns Antarctica?

It does not belong to any country