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The Big Ice Television (Full Length Episode) – 1984 Nature Documentary

The Big Ice

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1984 Nature Documentary

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Bigger than the United States and Europe combined, its interior is incapable of sustaining any form of life. Yet along its shores and in its surrounding nutrient-rich seas live large populations of penguins, seals, fish and other marine species.
– Narrator Clive Revill on the Antarctic
For millions of years this desert of ice, as if storing from a drought, has been accumulating most of the earth's fresh water.
– Narrator Clive Revill
Those of us that work there are never very clear as to just how much of our fascination with our work in Antarctica is due to the place, and how much is due to the science.
– Famed geologist Peter Barrett