How to say Antarctica in Japanese

The Japanese word for Antarctica.
The Japanese word for Antarctica.

There Japanese word for Antarctica is Nankyokutairiku and the word for the South Pole/Antarctic is Nankyoku, which is a shortened version of the aforementioned word. – The Fastest Way to Learn Japanese Guaranteed

Antarctic/South Pole
Showa Station
Shōwa kichi昭和基地
Dome Fuji
Dōmu FujiNone

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Interesting facts about Antarctica

The Showa Station is a permanent Japanese research station that was built in Antarctica in 1957. This particular research station has made appearances in popular culture with two of the most recent examples being the 2019 movie Godzilla: King of the Monsters and a Japanese anime series called ‘A place further than the universe’.

Interestingly, there is a second Japanese research station on the Antarctic, known as the Dome Fuji Station, and it’s from here the Japanese will drill nearly 3,000 meters to extract ice as old as 800,000 years old in order to study how earth’s climate changed over the last 1 million years.

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