Ice and Medicine at the end of the earth

42. How much exposed land is available on the continent and how much is covered in ice?

Jeremiah,

Approximately 2% of the Antarctic continent is available land.  The rest is buried under sheets of ice!  Here is an aerial photo of the continent:

And Ross Island (Where I live)

You can see that the continent is mostly ice!  The amount of exposed land changes slightly depending on the season.

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