Presentation on theme: "Fuchs Foundation Antarctica Expedition 2010. South Pole Ellsworth Mountains."— Presentation transcript:
Fuchs Foundation Antarctica Expedition 2010
South Pole Ellsworth Mountains
Information about Ellsworth Mountains Coldest place on Earth: -89.2ºC recorded in 1983 Temperature at the Ellsworth Mountains: -20 to -40ºC Permanent inhabitants: ZERO Average rainfall: 20cm per year- this makes it a desert! Sunlight: 24hrs per day
How to get to Antarctica
Life in the cold
The most amazing views
What are we wearing to help us cope with the extreme conditions of Antarctica?
This is the daily ration of food. What strikes you about it?
What signs alerted us to this crevasse (whose bottom we couldn’t see!)
What is your clothing used for? How is it different from a normal item of clothes? What would happen if you wore it in Acton?
How can these animals handle the extreme conditions of Antarctica?
Could you spend five weeks living in this small space with another person? What would be good about the experience, what would annoy you?