A Look Inside Driving In Antarctica - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

A Look Inside Driving In Antarctica

MSN - It's the highest, driest, coldest, windiest, and emptiest place on earth. Ninety-eight percent of it is covered by ice, and at its deepest point, that ice is nearly three miles thick. It encompasses 5.4 million square miles of space, or almost two million square miles more than the continental United States.

The mean annual temperature at its most populous outpost is a whopping 0 degrees Fahrenheit, and a South Pole winter can produce temperatures 100 degrees below that. Until being sighted in 1820-21, its existence was only a hypothesis, the stuff of cartographers' fever dreams.

And now people drive there.

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