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  1. Antarctica has no permanent residents. It contains research stations and field camps that are staffed seasonally or year-round, and former whaling settlements. Approximately 12 nations, all signatory to the Antarctic Treaty, send personnel to perform seasonal (summer) or year-round research on the continent and in its surrounding oceans.

  2. Deschampsia antarctica, the Antarctic hair grass, is one of two flowering plants native to Antarctica, the other being Colobanthus quitensis (Antarctic pearlwort). They mainly occur on the South Orkney Islands , the South Shetland Islands , and along the western Antarctic Peninsula .

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    Antarctica is het continent rond de zuidpool van de Aarde. De benaming Antarctica komt af van ant-arktikos (ἀνταρκτικός), een Grieks woord voor "tegenover het noorden" . [1] Met een oppervlakte van 14 miljoen vierkante kilometer is het het vijfde grootste continent, na Eurazië , Afrika , Noord-Amerika en Zuid-Amerika , en voor ...

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