Antarctica questions This is a list of recently added questions about Antarctica. Play Antarctica quiz and see all the questions. What is the name of the hill rising above the surface of the ice sheet?Nunatak. The word is of Greenlandic origin and has been used in English since the 1870s. Nunataks are generally angular and jagged, which hampers the formation of glacial ice on their tops, although snow may accumulate on them. Typically nunataks are the only places where plant life can survive on the ice sheets or ice caps.Created by: Tschuka hard 44% mutonmuton46pingopingo66ferdferd94nunataknunatak162Antarctic riddles » The first man born in Antarctica is ...Emilio Palma. Emilio Marcos Palma (born 7 January 1978) is an Argentine man known for being the first documented person born on the continent of Antarctica. Palma was born in Fortín Sargento Cabral at the Esperanza Base, near the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, and weighed 3.4 kg (7 lb 8 oz). His father, Captain Jorge Emilio Palma, was head of the Argentine Army detachment at the base. He is featured in the Guinness Book of Records .Created by: Fabiennevery hard 24% Emilio PalmaEmilio Palma143Ernest ShackletonErnest Shackleton99Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen104It is not knownIt is not known238Argentina riddles » Where we could not find ice sheet?In the Arctic Ocean. An ice sheet is a mass of glacier ice that covers surrounding terrain and is greater than 50,000 km2 this is also known as continental glacier. The only current ice sheets are in Antarctica and Greenland; during the last glacial period at Last Glacial Maximum the Laurentide ice sheet covered much of North America, the Weichselian ice sheet covered northern Europe and the Patagonian Ice Sheet covered southern South America. Created by: Fabiennevery hard 28% in the Arctic Oceanin the Arctic Ocean133in South Americain South America146in Antarcticain Antarctica126in Greenlandin Greenland62Greenland riddles » What is the name of the Norwegian Antarctic station?Troll is a Norwegian research station located at Jutulsessen, 235 kilometers (146 mi) from the coast in the eastern part of Princess Martha Coast in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. It is Norway's only all-year research station in Antarctica. It has an overwintering capacity of eight people and a summer capacity of 40. It is served by Troll Airfield, which is the base for the Dronning Maud Land Air Network. Created by: Fabiennevery hard 25% GoblinGoblin17TrollTroll54TelemarcTelemarc32Nord-TrøndelagNord-Trøndelag113Norway riddles » Visiting Antarctica, we will not be able to see:The most oxygenated lake in the world. In Antarctica we can find both the Erebus high volcano at nearly 4 km, the Don Juan pond with salinity 44.2%, and the desert of the McMurdo Valleys. Lake Vostok with an oxygen content 5 times more than the average, however, is hidden under a 4 km layer of glacier.Created by: Tschuka very hard 29% the saltiest lake in the worldthe saltiest lake in the world481the most oxygenated lake in the worldthe most oxygenated lake in the world455a stony deserta stony desert262a volcanoa volcano337volcanoes riddles » What is the lowest recorded air temperature ever recorded on Earth (Vostok Station - Antarctica)?−89.2°C (−128.6°F). Vostok Station is a Russian research station in inland Princess Elizabeth Land, Antarctica. Founded by the Soviet Union in 1957, the station lies at the southern Pole of Cold, with the lowest reliably measured natural temperature on Earth of −89.2°C (−128.6°F; 184.0 K)Created by: Tschuka hard 46% −59.8°C (-75.6°F)−59.8°C (-75.6°F)400−74.4°C (-101.9°F)−74.4°C (-101.9°F)636−89.2°C (−128.6°F)−89.2°C (−128.6°F)1190−104.6°C (-156.28°F)−104.6°C (-156.28°F)320temperatures riddles » Where is the saltiest lake in the world?In Antarctica. With a salinity level of over 40%, Don Juan Pond is the saltiest of the Antarctic lakes. This salinity allows the pond to remain liquid even at temperatures as low as −50 °C (−58 °F) due to the interference of salts with the bonding of water molecules. Don Juan Pond was discovered in 1961 by George H. Meyer.Created by: Tschuka very hard 29% in Antarcticain Antarctica313In AustraliaIn Australia66in Israelin Israel483in Turkmenistanin Turkmenistan184salt riddles » Where is Mount Vinson located?In Antarctica. Mount Vinson is the highest peak in Antarctica, at 4,892 metres. It lies in the north part of Vinson Massif’s summit plateau in the south portion of the main ridge of the Sentinel Range about 2 kilometres north of Hollister Peak.Created by: Ninjaieasy 73% in Australiain Australia68in Antarcticain Antarctica772in South Americain South America89in North Americain North America120mountains riddles » Which sea has the clearest water?Weddell Sea. The Weddell Sea is part of the Southern Ocean and is covered by various ice shelves and icebergs. The Weddell Sea has been deemed by scientists to have the clearest water of any sea.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 29% Bering SeaBering Sea220Weddell SeaWeddell Sea239Timor SeaTimor Sea189Sargasso SeaSargasso Sea169records riddles » What country has got the most permanent research stations in Antarctica?Argentina mantains the most permanent polar stations - 6|Chile - 5|Russia - 5|Poland - 1Created by: lukasz Polandvery hard 26% ArgentinaArgentina191ChileChile97PolandPoland112RussiaRussia318Chile riddles » Play Antarctic quiz and see all the questions.