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North Pole

North Pole

n.
1.
a. The northern end of the earth's axis of rotation, a point in the Arctic Ocean.
b. The celestial zenith of this terrestrial point.
c. north pole The northern end of the axis of rotation of a planet or other celestial body.
2. north pole The north-seeking magnetic pole of a straight magnet.
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North Pole

n
1. (Physical Geography) the northernmost point on the earth's axis, at a latitude of 90°N
2. (Astronomy) astronomy Also called: north celestial pole the point of intersection of the earth's extended axis and the northern half of the celestial sphere, lying about 1° from Polaris
3. (General Physics) (usually not capitals) the pole of a freely suspended magnet, which is attracted to the earth's magnetic North Pole
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North′ Pole′


n.
1. the end of the earth's axis of rotation, marking the northernmost point on earth.
2. the point at which the extended axis of the earth cuts the northern half of the celestial sphere, about 1° from the North Star; the north celestial pole.
3. (l.c.) See under magnetic pole (def. 1).
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North Pole

North Pole

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The northern end of the Earth's axis of rotation, a point in the Arctic Ocean.
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Noun1.North Pole - the northernmost point of the Earth's axisNorth Pole - the northernmost point of the Earth's axis
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Translations
severní pól
Nordpolen
pohjoisnapa
Sjeverni pol
Északi-sark
北極
북극
nordpolnordpolen
ขั้วโลกเหนือ
Bắc Cực

North Pole

n the North Poleil Polo Nord
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

North Pole

الْقُطْبُ الْشِّمَالِيُّ severní pól Nordpolen Nordpol Βόρειος Πόλος Polo Norte pohjoisnapa pôle nord Sjeverni pol Polo Nord 北極 북극 Noordpool Nordpolen Biegun Północny Pólo Norte Северный полюс nordpolen ขั้วโลกเหนือ Kuzey Kutbu Bắc Cực 北极
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The points at which the axis of rotation intersects with the surface of the Earth is called the geographic north pole and the geographic south pole.
Anisa is the first Omani to reach the Geographic North Pole and Natalie is a British army doctor, who was in the team that went to the South Pole.
1958 Submarine USS Nautilus makes the first undersea voyage to geographic North Pole.
A 34 years old woman has made history by becoming the first Omani woman to ski to the Geographic North Pole.
Mariam Hamidaddin became the first Saudi Arabian woman to ski the last degree to the geographic North Pole.
Muscat: Oman's Anisa Al Raisi, who made history by becoming the first Omani woman to ski the Geographic North Pole, has said that focussing on their goal helped her and her group overcome the many challenges they faced on their daunting journey.
The team will spend roughly 10 full days skiing across the shifting pack ice of the Arctic Ocean to reach the Geographic North Pole. Speaking ahead of the expedition, Sheikha Asma said:"I have been training so hard for over two years to prepare for this incredible challenge and now I just cannot wait to get started.
Most recently, the company announced its sponsorship of the first ever all-female EuroArabian North Pole expedition departing in April from the Arabian Peninsula and arriving 10-days later at the geographic North Pole.
Levine was the team captain for the first American Women's Everest Expedition and has skied across the Arctic Circle to the geographic North Pole. She asserts that the principles that apply to the world of extreme adventure also apply to demanding business environments.
The striking environmentally friendly 270-passenger, 30,000 gross tonnage ship will be built at the Vard yard in Norway for delivery in 2021 and will take passengers to the true geographic North Pole, the Weddell Sea, the Ross Sea and Peter I Island.
Peary's 1908-09 journey to the geographic North Pole, in which African American Matthew Henson was the first person to set foot on the pole.

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