Australian Antarctic Division

  • 15 distinct regions identified in Antarctica June 15, 2012

    Sydney: Scientists have identified 15 distinct regions of Antarctica and its near-shore islands, based on the geography, geology, climate, flora and fauna of the ice-free areas, including the biologically distinct Antarctic Conservation Biogeographic Regions. Australian Antarctic Division terrestrial biologist Aleks Terauds, who led the study, said this is the first time...