Wikipedia:WikiProject Antarctica

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WikiProject Antarctica
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—Welcome to WikiProject Antarctica—
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This WikiProject was formed to foster better articles on the continent of Antarctica with a spirit of cooperation. This page and its subpages contain suggestions on formatting and layout of articles about Antarctica. To participate, simply add your name at the participants section.

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This project covers the creation and maintenance of articles related to the continent of Antarctica, its geology and geologic history, geography, climate, lifeforms, political and scientific history. It aims to expand Wikipedia's resources on Antarctica in a fair and accurate manner.

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Active participants[edit]

To join WikiProject Antarctica, edit this section and add *{{subst:me}} and any comments to the end of the following list of members.

Participant userboxes[edit]

You may place either {{User WikiProject Antarctica}} or {{User WP Antarctica}} on your user page to display one of the following userboxes:

Emblem of the Antarctic Treaty.svgThis user participates in
WikiProject Antarctica.

Either of these templates will add your user page to:

For other Antarctica user templates see:


The "Antarctican Penguin Barnstar" and "The Antarctica Barnstar" may be awarded to any Wikipedian producing excellent work on Antarctic topics:

Pygoscelis papua.jpg Tireless Contributor Barnstar.gifThe Antarctican Penguin Barnstar
BoNM-Antarctica.png The Antarctica Barnstar


Add one of the following Wikitext expressions to your user page:

Wikitext Userbox
[[Category:WikiProject Antarctica participants]] no userbox
{{User WikiProject Antarctica}}
Emblem of the Antarctic Treaty.svgThis user participates in
WikiProject Antarctica.
{{User WP Antarctica}}
If you are currently working in Antarctica, add one of the following expressions to your user page.
[[Category:Wikipedians in Antarctica]] no userbox
{{User Antarctica}}
ContinentAntarctica.svgThis user currently resides in
{{User in Antarctica}}
Antarctica (orthographic projection).svgThis user currently works in Antarctica.
If you have previously worked in Antarctica, add one of the following expressions to your user page.
[[Category:Wikipedians who have worked in Antarctica]] no userbox
{{User worked in Antarctica}}
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New articles[edit]

Please list any newly created articles below, and the date of their creation. Also, if they qualify, consider nominating them for inclusion in the Did you know section of the Wikipedia:Main page;

24 May 2009
April 17, 2009 (just created after the publication in Science of a paper by Mikucki et al. (2009) dealing with a rare subglacial microbial community isolated for more than 1.5 Ma in a hypersaline brine imprisoned below the Taylor Glacier)

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WikiProject Antarctica (Rated Project-class)
WikiProject iconThis page is within the scope of WikiProject Antarctica, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Antarctica on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
 Project  This page does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.

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