We use cookies to make your experience of our website better. To comply with EU regulations we need to ask for your consent to set these cookies. I agree |  No thanks |  Find out more

Skip navigation

About Antarctica

BAS is not responsible for the content of external sites.

Wildlife
Penguins, albatross and other birds, seals, whales, fish, plant life

Geography
Maps, islands, ice, rock, fossils, weather, aurora, ozone

Education Resources
Antarctic schools resources for all ages, downloads, school visits by BAS staff

Environmental Protection
Waste, pollution, clean up, environmental monitoring and management

Tourism
Information for visitors to the Antarctic

Geopolitical
British Antarctic Territory, Antarctic Places Names, The Antarctic Treaty, mining, fishing