Poles of the earth

Related to Poles of the earth: Geographic North Pole
(Geog.) the two opposite points on the earth's surface through which its axis passes.

See also: Pole

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The frozen poles of the earth do not coincide, either in the southern or in the northern regions; and, until it is proved to the contrary, we may suppose either a continent or an ocean free from ice at these two points of the globe.
I should like to have seen those poles of the earth on which the eye of man has never yet rested.
A little heat, that is a little motion, is all that differences the bald, dazzling white and deadly cold poles of the earth from the prolific tropical climates.
The continuous melting of ice at the poles of the Earth has been a powerful indication of the effects of global warming on our planet for quite some time now - and it's important to note these new results don't contradict the fact that glaciers are melting at an increased rate.
She will speak to delegates about her many expeditions both to the three poles of the Earth and to outer space.
Prof Eastwood explained: "There's talk about how we could use a solar sail to position a satellite over the poles of the earth.
THE two Poles of the earth have intrigued and fascinated explorers for centuries, although the very existence of Antarctica was only confirmed the mid-19th century.
The Guinness World Records 2009 has placed Adrian Hayes as the 15th person in the world and the fastest person in history to achieve the Three Poles of the Earth Au summiting Mount Everest and walking the entire way to the North and South Poles in one year and 217 days.
Meridians of longitude are semi-great circles which connect the North and South Poles of the earth.
Doc Holiday: Iceland and northern Scandinavia are the best places to see this phenomenon, which is a magnetic storm caused by electrically-charged particles of hydrogen from the sun being attracted to the magnetic poles of the Earth.
The B-52H Avionics Mid-life Improvement project missions tested the new hardware and software's ability to continue navigation without a global positioning system over the different poles of the earth, the international dateline and other places in the world that have different magnetic readings.