06 Oct 2018

Antarctica (English version)

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The name Antarctica is the romanised version of the Greek compound word ἀνταρκτική (antarktiké), feminine of ἀνταρκτικός (antarktikós),[9] meaning “opposite to the Arctic”, “opposite to the north”.[10]

Aristotle wrote in his book Meteorology about an Antarctic region in c. 350 B.C.