Transantarctic Mountains divide Antarctica into eastern and western parts. The length of these mountains is equal to 3,500 kilometers. This is one of the longest mountain ranges of the world.
People did not know about the existence of Antarctica until the moment, it was found in 1820.
The Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen was the first man reached the South Pole. He arrived at the South Pole December 14, 1911 and set the flag of the state.
In 1959, twelve countries signed the Antarctic Treaty, to which they can carry out research and development on the continent for peaceful purposes. This agreement was signed by 48 countries so far.
Marco Emilio Palma became the world's first baby born in Antarctica. He was born in January 1979. It was a pre-planned campaign of Argentina, which is claimed to be part of Antarctica.