The team of wounded servicemen did, however, make it to the North Pole in 13 days, an extraordinary achievement.
Residents there proclaimed in 1927 that Santa could never live in the North Pole because his reindeer would never survive.
But he went on to navigate the Northeast Passage as well as reach the North Pole in a record-breaking flight at the age of 53.
Seasons on Earth and Titan are both due to the tilt of their axis—the way the North Pole faces—relative to their orbit.
The Ice Balloon By Alec Wilkinson In 1897, three men in a cold, lonely balloon float toward the North Pole—and to their deaths.
There was a signpost of silvery snow, and on it in letters of pure ice the children read: This way to the North Pole.
I think nothing about it, but his ship is certainly on the road to the North Pole.
The North Pole of the stone will seek approximately the direction of the south pole of the earth, etc.
They can't mention the North Pole without gulping in their throats.
He lived for one idea; it was comprehended in three words—the North Pole.
|North Pole |
The northern end of the Earth's axis of rotation, located at 90° north latitude at a point in the Arctic Ocean. See more at axis.
|magnetic pole |
The spot on the Earth toward which a compass needle will point.
Note: The north magnetic pole is not located exactly at the geographic North Pole. Therefore, depending on where a compass is, its needle may not point exactly north.
Note: The variation between magnetic north and “true” north is usually shown on navigation maps as the “angle of declination.”