Antarctica is a place of international scientific research where curious minds brave the elements to discover more about the history of our planet. There are many secrets frozen in the thick white ice-sheets which cover this continent. Find out more by reading this story.

The recent crash of a Chilean plane destined for Antarctica from Punta Arenas provides a tragic reminder of how dangerous travelling in this remote part of the world can be. Every year, thousands of brave and adventurous people journey to this continent regardless of personal risk, to bring us a better understanding of our planet.

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