It's the coldest, windiest, and (arguably) loneliest place on the planet: Antarctica. But did you know that the bottom of the world has a bar? And that large parts of Antarctica used to be a rain forest?
There are a ton of Antarctica facts to learn about this desolate place - from information on its history that only scientists or the few rare tourists know, to its unique geography and what it's like to work on a research base.
Here's a closer look at the secrets Earth's newest continent has to offer.
There Are Mountains Under the Ice
Antarctica Has Two ATM Machines
Antarctica Has a Blood-Red Waterfall
There's Only One Insect in Antarctica
Metallica Played a Concert in AntarcticaPhoto: Jeff Vespa/WireImage
There's a Crystal-Spewing Volcano