Antargis

Antargis
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Area17,800,000 km2 (6,900,000 sq mi)
DemonymAntargan
LanguagesList of languages
Time zonesUTC+12 to UTC-12

Antargis is Eurth's southernmost continent. It contains the geographic South Pole and is situated in the Antargic region of the Southern Hemisphere, almost entirely south of the Antargic Circle, and is surrounded by the Antargic Ocean. It is Eurth's only continent without a native population. Antargis is a de facto condominium, governed by parties to the Antargic Regulation Treaty of Human Activities that have consulting status. Seven countries signed the ARTHA in 2017. Ongoing experiments are conducted by scientists from the ISTC.

Etymology

Antargis means "opposite of Argis" in Aroman.

History

Antargis was first sighting in $181x by $name. But humanity didn't set foot upon the continent until $188x when an intentional expedition $nation explorers reached the $location.

Geography

The continent encompasses the South Pole. Much of Antargis is a polar desert, Interestingly, a peninsula of the continent is warm enough to be inhabited year-round. The rest of the continent is divided among several powers, with a portion of it being an international zone where any state can build research facilities. Stationing military forces on the continent is prohibited by international treaty.