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- proper n. The southernmost point on Earth; that point in Antarctica where Earth's axis of rotation passes through Earth's surface.
- proper n. Earth's magnetic south pole.
- proper n. Earth's geomagnetic south pole.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the southernmost point of the Earth's axis
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It's like saying Santa Claus is from the South Pole, which is ridiculous!
PHILLIPS: Meet the people who call the South Pole home.
The sun doesn't come out -- come up at the South Pole, that is, until Tuesday.
Battat realized that for the Russians, working in the South Pole was a somewhat humiliating experience.
The only other passenger on the fuel flight to the South Pole was a physicist in his late twenties from Boston.
“As he journeys to the South Pole, which is as far as you can get from everywhere, Werner Herzog also journeys to the prospect of man’s oblivion,” astutely noted Roger Ebert.
There is no point is asking about Antarctic temperature change based on just one weather station, such as South Pole, because that weather station has errors (that's inevitable) and because it isn't going to be very representative - one station gives you indadequate spatial coverage.
The bottles of Mackinlays whisky were discovered in 2007, in crates marked "British Antarctic Expedition 1907" that had been tucked under the floor of a hut Shackleton built during his failed attempt to reach the South Pole.
The temperature in Nowata, Oklahoma dropped to a frigid -31°F this morning - the coldest reading on record for that state unofficially and colder than the South Pole this morning.
We are all affected by everyone else's thoughts, just as a butterfly flapping its wings near the South Pole affects the wind currents at the North Pole.