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South Pole


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n South Pole the southernmost point of the Earth's axis
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  • Marcel Proust
    “No exile at the South Pole or on the summit of Mont Blanc separates us more effectively from others than the practice of a hidden vice.”


In literature:

Around the South Pole were spread immense fields of snow and ice, gleaming with great brilliance.
"Edison's Conquest of Mars" by Garrett Putnam Serviss
I am of opinion that we are still between twenty and forty miles south of the Pole.
"The Giant of the North" by R.M. Ballantyne
That from the pole flows in an under current towards the equator, getting gradually heated on its way south.
"The Ocean and its Wonders" by R.M. Ballantyne
If this is not the very heart of the south pole you shall persuade me we are on the equator.
"The Frozen Pirate" by W. Clark Russell
That which surrounds the south pole, within the imaginary circle so called.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The Earth has three kinds of Poles, the Frigid Poles in the North and South and the very hot Poles in the centre of Europe.
"This Giddy Globe" by Oliver Herford
Hear South Pole Republic showing signs of activity.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, August 19th, 1914" by Various
I think I shall be an inventor or an explorer, and go out after the North or South Pole, or shoot lions.
"Bird of Paradise" by Ada Leverson
This axis intersects the surface at the north and south poles.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
I do not doubt that the South Pole will be our next objective point.
"Doctor Jones' Picnic" by S. E. Chapman
Until now every attempt to reach the North Pole has failed, and the South has proved even more inaccessible.
"The Beauties of Nature" by Sir John Lubbock
I am a large island lying far away toward the south pole, and am composed of 14 letters.
"Harper's Young People, August 3, 1880" by Various
The Otz Valley lies in a mighty depression at the south pole.
"The Gods of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
North pole and south pole, desire and his own will, pressed him on.
"Timar's Two Worlds" by Mór Jókai
The temperatures at the South Pole itself furnish an interesting subject for speculation.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
Captain Pole, with a party, was sent, for a similar purpose, to the South bridge.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 14" by Various
The captain pointed out a strange apparition in the north, but which was really south of the pole, and discoverable with the glass.
"The Goddess of Atvatabar" by William R. Bradshaw
What is the difference between the North and South Pole?
"The Handbook of Conundrums" by Edith B. Ordway
That hollow there leads right into the centre of the earth; or, through it, to the South Pole.
"Seven Frozen Sailors" by George Manville Fenn
The finding of the North and South Poles is among the great events of our times.
"The Complete Club Book for Women" by Caroline French Benton

In poetry:

Before the seas and mountains were brought forth,
I reigned. I hung the universe in space,
I capped earth's poles with ice to South and North,
And set the moving tides their bounds and place.
"The Burden of Time" by Frederick George Scott

In news:

Lockheed cleared to start $2B South Pole project.
Three Canadians beat the world record to the south pole .
Tourists Suddenly Flocking to the South Pole .
Recent news and coverage of South Pole .
Expedition to the South Pole .
Welcome to the South Pole .
The new instrument is the first large telescope ever brought to the South Pole .
Description - (Photo by Mike Hensdill/The Gaston Gazette) Liz Ratliff, a teacher at Gaston Day School, will travel to the South Pole as part of the historic IceCube expedition in early December.
Share Ernest Shackleton, the British explorer who nearly died trying to reach the South Pole a century ago, is celebrated as a leader and hero.
Exploring the South Pole, 100 years later.
That should read EPIC RUN, because Farmer, a 48-year old Australian has gone from the North Pole to the South Pole covering roughly 13,000 miles.
HEY, IT'S COLD AT THE F**KIN' POLE: Dan Satterfield, a meteorologist at WHNT TV in Huntsville, Ala. Is going to the South Pole in January 2010.
Dan Satterfield goes to the South Pole .
Grant Korgan South Pole Expedition.
Korgan became the first adaptive athlete to reach the South Pole .

In science:

We can use the stereographic pro jection from the South pole to identify (topologically) H+ with the closed unit disk D.
Scaling limits of bipartite planar maps are homeomorphic to the 2-sphere
Let us place the N D3-branes at the south pole ψ = π .
D-brane networks in flux vacua, generalized cycles and calibrations
This interaction competes with the demagnetization interaction which favors a configuration where magnetic North and South poles connect and which minimizes surface charges.
Continuum multi-physics modeling with scripting languages: the Nsim simulation compiler prototype for classical field theory
S 2 with one point - the south pole - excluded.
"An effective two dimensionality" cases bring a new hope to the Kaluza-Klein[like] theories
Instead of ψ we require that eiφSP ψ is our wave differentiable function in the neighbourhood of the singular point at the south pole, the phase factor eiφSP itself behaving singularly.
"An effective two dimensionality" cases bring a new hope to the Kaluza-Klein[like] theories
FIG. 1: Transforming coordinates from the north to the south pole on S 2 .
"An effective two dimensionality" cases bring a new hope to the Kaluza-Klein[like] theories
The detailed study of all these discrepancies is a very long task which is progressing along with the inversion of increasing amounts of targets. A clearly revealed feature is the marked difference between the integrated opacity at the North and South poles.
Spatial distribution of interstellar dust in the Sun vicinity, comparison with neutral sodium-bearing gas
Cosmic background radiation anisotropies at degree scales: further results from the South Pole.
25 years of Cosmic Microwave Background research at INPE
The South Pole, at 2,835 m elevation, lies on the flank of the An tarctic plateau.
Astronomy in Antarctica
The South Pole lies on the flank of the Antarctic plateau.
Astronomy in Antarctica
However the sky fluxes from 3–20 mm were found to be comparable with those measured at the South Pole in winter, as well as being exceptionally stable.
Astronomy in Antarctica
Measurements of water vapour content over the Antarctic plateau were in fact first carried out at the Russia’s Vostok station in 1972 (Burova 1986, Bromwich 1988) and from the South Pole in 1975 (Smythe & Jackson 1977).
Astronomy in Antarctica
The depth of the boundary layer at the South Pole, while shallow, is still too high to consider raising a telescope beyond it.
Astronomy in Antarctica
The study ranks the South Pole as the best site of any station, followed by Dome A and then Dome C (an order of magnitude worse).
Astronomy in Antarctica
In the short infrared wavebands (1.6 & 2.4mm), Phillips et al. (1999) found the effect of scattered sunlight disappeared when the Sun is more than 10◦ below the horizon at the South Pole.
Astronomy in Antarctica