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South Pole


      the southernmost point of Earth's axis  


Some NASA scientists work at the South Pole.

The South Pole is on the continent of Antarctica.


Related Links:
What Is Antarctica?
Which Pole is Colder?


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A woman holds an American flag while standing at the South Pole
The pole that marks the South Pole moves about 15 feet every year with the ice, so the marker has to be moved every year.
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Page Last Updated: October 9th, 2014
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