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Extreme points of the Antarctic

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Extreme points of the Antarctic

This is a list of the extreme points of the Antarctic, the points of Antarctic and subantarctic lands that are farther to the south than any other location classified by continent and country. Geographical position and distance to the South Pole.


  • Antarctica 1
  • Southern Ocean 2
  • South America 3
  • Africa 4
  • Oceania 5
  • See also 6
  • External links 7


According to the Antarctic Treaty, Antarctica is defined as all land and ice shelves south of the 60th parallel south.

  • Mainland: The South Pole at /. The southernmost point on the surface of the Earth.

See Extreme points of Antarctica for details of the continent itself.

Southern Ocean

The Southern Ocean comprises the southernmost waters of the world's three transequatorial oceans, north from 60° S latitude. The northern boundary, defined by the northern limit of icebergs is not precise, but lies between 40° and 50° S latitude.

South America



United Kingdom




New Zealand

See also

External links

  • Maudlandia Antarctic desert from The Encyclopedia of Earth
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