Antarctic sea ice reaches new maximum extent

Antarctic sea ice reaches new maximum extent

08 October 2012 12:00 UTC

Antarctic sea ice reaches new maximum extent
Antarctic sea ice reaches new maximum extent

Antarctic sea ice concentrations during 2012, from the OSI SAF.

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22 October 2020

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08 October 2012

In September 2012, the ice surrounding Antarctica has reached the highest extension ever measured of over 19.44 million square kilometers (7.51 million square miles).

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