- Andreas Kambanis on Flickr
At the bottom of the world sits a vast, frozen desert continent where few animals venture and even fewer humans ever see: Antarctica.
Alhough scientists and the occasional tourist visits this white wonderland, no one permanently lives on Antarctica, making it the only uninhabited continent on Earth.
That begs the question: Who owns Antarctica?
During the first half of the 20th century, seven countries – including Britain, Norway, and New Zealand – laid claim to certain regions of Antarctica. However, their claims are only recognized by the respective countries themselves.
- Column Five