Antarctica Landscape

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How big is Antarctica?
14 million sq km (Australia x 2).
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How much of the world's fresh water is in Antarctica?
70%
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What is the average thickness of the ice in Antarctica?
2000m
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What is the maximum thickness of the ice in Antarctica?
4800m
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What would happen if all the ice melted?
The sea level would rise 65 meters.
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What is the altitude?
Average: 2,500 meters.
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What mountain range is in Antarctica?
Transantarctic Mountains (3,300km length, 4,000m height).
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What is the tallest mountain?
Mount Vinison (4,892m).
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