What country owns the South Pole?

Answer No country owns the South Pole. Seven nations---France, Chile, Argentina, Australia, Norway, New Zealand and the U.K.---make claims to sectors of Antarctica for scientific research; no new claims c... Read More »

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What country owns the North Pole?

The North Pole is not owned by any one country but is instead controlled by the International Seabed Authority, with its headquarters in Kingston, Jamaica. The North Pole forms part of a land dispu... Read More »

Which country is closest to the South Pole?

The South Pole is on the continent of Antarctica. Ushuaia, the most southern city in Argentina, is about 770 miles from Antarctica, which makes Argentina the closest country to the South Pole.Sourc... Read More »

Does a compass point to the North Pole or the South Pole?

The needle in a traditional compass points to the earth's magnetic North Pole. There is also a geographic North Pole that is in a slightly different location. There are some GPS compasses that poin... Read More »

Is more of the earth's ice located in the south pole or the north pole?

More of the Earth's ice is located at the South Pole rather than the North Pole. The North Pole sits on top of an ocean of water that never completely freezes which, along with air currents, helps ... Read More »