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New South Pole Marker Honors Planets, Pluto, and Armstrong - Universe Today
The new geographic South Pole marker that stands at 90º S latitude. (Credit: Jeffrey Donenfeld) Because the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station sits atop a layer of moving ice almost 2 miles thick, the location of the marker for the Earth’s geographic South Pole needs to be relocated regularly. Tradition has this done on New Year’s Day, … Continue reading "New South Pole Marker Honors Planets, Pluto, and Armstrong"