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As a "continent devoted to science," Antarctica offers countless opportunities for researchers from around the world to learn about the history and mechanics of the earth. Exploratorium's latest offering highlights the ice-covered continent and the scientists who have and are studying it. The site includes simple descriptions, exceptional photographs, maps, and learning tools. One unique highlight is an interactive animation of continental drift and breakup of the once super-continent Pangaea, which led to the formation of Antarctica. Other features include a field notes section and schedule of live online Webcasts with scientists straight from the South Pole. Everyone from students to professionals will find something on this site worth discovering.

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