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Daily Archives: November 18, 2015

Antarctica Was Discovered Today in 1820!

Antarctica Discovered in 1820

Thanks to American Nathaniel Palmer, we discovered Antarctica today in 1820. While the North Pole gets plenty of attention (thanks, Santa), the South Pole isn’t quite as popular. That might not just be thanks to its frigid location, though. The southernmost part of our globe is a relatively new discovery to us! Antarctica wasn’t discovered