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South Pole

South Pole

n.
1.
a. The southern end of the earth's axis of rotation, a point in Antarctica.
b. The celestial zenith of this terrestrial point.
c. south pole The southern end of the axis of rotation of a planet or other celestial body.
2. south pole The south-seeking magnetic pole of a straight magnet.

South Pole

n
1. (Placename) the southernmost point on the earth's axis, at the latitude of 90°S
2. (Astronomy) astronomy the point of intersection, in the constellation Octans, of the earth's extended axis and the southern half of the celestial sphere
3. (General Physics) (usually not capitals) the south-seeking pole of a freely suspended magnet

South′ Pole′


n.
1. the southern end of the earth's axis, the southernmost point on earth.
2. the point at which the axis of the earth extended cuts the southern half of the celestial sphere; the south celestial pole.
3. (l.c.) See under magnetic pole (def. 1).
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South Pole

South Pole

(south)
The southern end of the Earth's axis of rotation, a point in Antarctica.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.South Pole - the southernmost point of the Earth's axisSouth Pole - the southernmost point of the Earth's axis
Antarctic continent, Antarctica - an extremely cold continent at the south pole almost entirely below the Antarctic Circle; covered by an ice cap up to 13,000 feet deep; "Antarctica is twice the size of Australia"
Translations
jižní pól
Sydpolen
etelänapa
Južni pol
南極
남극
Sydpolen
ขั้วโลกใต้
Nam cực

South Pole

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South Pole

الْقُطْبُ الْـجَنُوبِيّ jižní pól Sydpolen Südpol Νότιος Πόλος Polo Sur etelänapa pôle sud Južni pol Polo Sud 南極 남극 Zuidpool Sydpolen biegun południowy Pólo Sul Южный полюс Sydpolen ขั้วโลกใต้ Güney Kutbu Nam cực 南极
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Nabil Al Busaidi, fondly known as Nabs, plans to become the first GCC Arab to walk the entire 1,000km from the coast of Antarctica to the geographic South Pole.
After reaching the halfway point, a major milestone in their expedition, Robert passed on the baton of polar exploration to Barney who walked the remaining 300 miles to the geographic South Pole without his dad, to highlight to younger generations that there is no silver bullet to the challenge of climate change.
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Clauer and his team designed and hand-built six autonomous data-collection stations and installed them piece-by-piece near the geographic South Pole for initial testing.
The Monmouth School old boy - who became the first person to conquer the highest mountain on each of the world's seven continents and stand on all three poles within seven months in his 737 Challenge in 2011 - felt he had "sort of been here before" when he abandoned his solo ski to the geographic South Pole in 2013.
Since 2011, ACCIONA has demonstrated the reliability of renewable energy in the most hostile environments: first reaching the Geographic South Pole in a sled driven by kites alone, then in 2012 participating in the Vende Globe with the first zero emissions racing yacht, and again last October when the ACCIONA successfully completed the International OiLibya Rally in Morocco.
Here at the geographic South Pole, we have the biggest site for astrophysics in Antarctica.
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Over the next 18 days, four hours and 43 minutes, the team skied unsupported to the geographic South Pole at an average daily distance of 29 kilometers (18 miles) on foot.
Their trek took the teams across more than 200 miles of the bleak continent to the geographic South Pole, with Prince Harry walking all the way with the group.
Their trek took them more than 200 miles across the bleak continent to the geographic South Pole.

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