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Most people know very little about Antarctica, so the good people at Factslides gathered some cool facts about the continent, most of which will probably leave you speechless.

#25. Antarctica is the largest desert in the world.

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#24. Antarctica is the only continent without reptiles.

#23. The coldest place on Earth is a high ridge in Antarctica where temperatures can dip below -133°F (-93.2°C).

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#22. Some parts of Antarctica have had no rain or snow for the last 2 million years.

#21. There is a waterfall in Antarctica that runs red.

The Blood Falls seeps from the end of the Taylor Glacier into Lake Bonney. The tent at left provides a sense of scale for just how big the phenomenon is. Scientists believe a buried saltwater reservoir is partly responsible for the discoloration, which is a form of reduced iron.
The Blood Falls seeps from the end of the Taylor Glacier into Lake Bonney. The tent at left provides a sense of scale for just how big the phenomenon is. Scientists believe a buried saltwater reservoir is partly responsible for the discoloration, which is a form of reduced iron.