South Pole

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South Pole Southernmost geographical point on the Earth's surface. The magnetic south pole is located c.2400km (1500mi) from the geographical South Pole, which lies 2992m (9816ft) above sea level c.500km (300mi) s of the Ross Ice Shelf. It was first reached (1911) by Roald Amundsen.

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South Pole • n. see pole2 .