Where is the south pole station located?

Answer The Amundsen Scott South Pole Station sits right at the Earth's axis in Antarctica, on a shifting sheet of ice that is several miles in thickness. There are two other Antarctic Program stations cal... Read More »

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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 »

When was the new South Pole Station completed?

The new American-controlled Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, which replaced the older domed station built in 1975, was dedicated on Jan. 12, 2008. The new station is under the supervision of the ... Read More »

On what continent is the south pole located?

The south pole is the southernmost point on the Earth and is part of Antarctica. Antarctica's landscape consists of ice and permafrost and the continent is about one-and-a-half times the size of th... Read More »

What is the name of the base located at the South Pole?

The name of the base at the South Pole is Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. The base is named in honor of Roald Amundsen, the first person to reach the South Pole, and Robert F. Scott, who reached... Read More »