Images: (1) Geographic South Pole by flag station (2) Map of Antarctica
Caption: (1) . The copper pipe marks the exact spot of 90 degrees South latitude as determined each January using the satellite-based Global Positioning System, or GPS. In the mid-background are flags of the original 12 signatory nations to the Antarctic Treaty. In background is the geodesic dome housing facilities of Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station.
Source: (1) Lynn Teo Simarski, NSF (2) Center for Astrophysical Research in Antarctica
Websites: (2) http://astro.uchicago.edu/cara/vtour/
NSF Funded: yes
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