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Transparency: Who Owns Antarctica

by Column Five

November 12, 2010
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It stretches 5.4 million square miles. It's freezing, inhospitable, and devoid of any native residents. Why, then, is the southernmost continent at the center of such contentious wrangling? We take a look at who owns what in Antarctica, and why the battles have recently grown more tumultuous.

A collaboration between GOOD and Column Five Media.

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Transparency: Who Owns Antarctica