Temperatures in Antarctica rarely pass 0 degrees Celsius
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Antarctica covers 14 million square kilometres of the Earth's surface.
The average elevation of Antarctica is 2,300 metres above sea level.
The icecap covers 13.72 million square kilometres and contains 90 percent of the world's ice.
The layer of ice and snow over the Antarctica continent averages a thickness of about 2,200 metres. That's over two kilometres deep!
The icecap makes up approximately 70 percent of the Earth's fresh water.