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    Icy Plunge: Extreme Swimming in Antarctica

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    One brave woman has taken a swim in the icy waters of Antarctica.

    The water temperature in Antarctica is —1 degrees Celsius. Swimming in such conditions is a serious test for a person.

    Antarctica is the most severe climatic region on the Earth with low air temperatures, strong winds, snow storms and fog. The mainland and the nearby islands have a cover glaciation.

    The lowest recorded temperature in the region is —91.2 ° C.

    Antarctica is visited annually by more than 30,000 tourists. Most of them go to the Antarctic Peninsula, where there is a tourist base and an airfield.

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