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Antarctica: Journey to the Bottom of the Earth

Antarctica: It’s the home of penguins, seals, and a weird, rusty-looking glacial waterfall called Blood Falls. It’s the most remote natural laboratory on Earth—which means getting there is no easy feat.


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Journey to Antarctica and discover what it takes to do science at the bottom of the world.

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