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Possible New Continental Heat Record for Antarctica

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On March 24th Base Esperanza (under Argentinean administration) located near the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula reported a temperature of 17.5°C (63.5°F). Although this is the warmest temperature ever measured since weather stations became established on the southern continent, it is complicated by what the very definition of ‘Antarctica’ is. Here’s a brief review.

 

http://www.wunderground.com/blog/weatherhistorian/comment.html?entrynum=323#commenttop

 

EDIT

Is that the sound of paws scrabbling on the lino I hear?

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