It is notable for being a viable source of Areum (Rm) deposits due to its cold temperatures, which are necessary to ensure that the strategic material stays in a solid state for extraction and transport. The United States holds several territories in Antarctica.
Colonization of Antarctica began shortly after World War II by the United States of America, as the superpower was interested in the strategic material Areum. During the Cold war, it was a major source of the material in addition to Canada.
During the Type-III Awakening Incident, US military forces scrambled to secure the Areum sites from possible attack, fearing that the global destabilization may lead to parties, metahuman or otherwise, attempting to make incursions.
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Two American cities have been established in Antarctica. Palmer City and Ross City are two major mining and refinery complexes, and are home to major military bases that secure and ensure the United States' dominance over the frigid continent.