Antarctica
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January 26, 2023, 7:27 PM

Huge iceberg breaks away in Antarctica

A huge iceberg some 600 square miles — approximately the size of Oklahoma City — is seen calving from an ice shelf.
January 26, 2023, 7:27 PM
Huge iceberg breaks away in Antarctica
January 12, 2023, 5:08 PM

China note! EU-member Sweden locates rare earth deposits

A Swedish government-owned iron ore mining company says it has identified “significant deposits” of rare earth elements in Arctic Sweden that are essential for the manufacture of electric vehicles and wind turbines
January 12, 2023, 5:08 PM
Huge rare earth elements deposit in Arctic Sweden
1 month ago

Camera sent underground to uncover Earth's oldest ice

A Ph.D. student in Antarctica sent his camera more than 300 feet below ground to collect ice that researchers estimate to be over 2 million years old.
1 month ago
Camera sent underground to uncover Earth's oldest ice
2 months ago

'Rogue wave' strikes Antarctic cruise ship, leaves 1 dead and 4 injured

A passenger on an Antarctic cruise died and four others were injured after their Viking ship was struck by a "rogue wave," the cruise line said.
2 months ago
1 dead, 4 injured after 'rogue wave' strikes Antarctic cruise ship
2 months ago

US passenger killed when big wave hits Antarctic cruise ship

Authorities say a U.S. woman was killed and four other passengers injured when a massive wave struck the Viking Polaris cruise ship while it was sailing toward the port of Ushuaia in southern Argentina on an Antarctic cruise
2 months ago
US passenger killed when big wave hits Antarctic cruise ship
1 year ago

Inside look at US Navy submarine’s Arctic training

The U.S. and Russia are in a showdown for control of the Arctic Circle, and, as global tensions rise, ABC News gets a look inside a state-of-the-art U.S. Navy submarine: the USS Pasadena.
1 year ago
Inside look at US Navy submarine’s Arctic training
1 year ago

By the Numbers: Ship found in Antarctica 106 years later

Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ship “Endurance” was found in Antarctica.
1 year ago
By the Numbers: Ship found in Antarctica 106 years later
1 year ago

Exclusive look at new shipwreck discovery

Famous ship Endurance, which sank during a 1915 Antarctic expedition, was discovered more than a century later.
1 year ago
Exclusive look at new shipwreck discovery
3 years ago

Dramatic images show ice-less region of Antarctica following record-high temperatures

Images out of a northern region of Antarctica show a landscape nearly devoid of ice and snow following record-setting temperatures last week.
3 years ago
Dramatic images show ice-less region of Antarctica following record-high temperatures