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The Pole of Inaccessibility in Antarctica; location, history, photos and how to get there.

Southern Pole of Inaccessibility

Southern Pole of Inaccessibility

The Southern Point of Inaccessibility in Antarctica is one of the Big 7, original PIA’s The precise location of the Southern Pole of Inaccessibility is even more difficult to determine than most PIAs.  Apart from the usual topographical errors and accuracy of survey data, it is very difficult to determine the exact location of the ‘coastline’.  Movement of ice sheets, calving of ice shelves, snowfall, freezing and melting make accurate determination all but impossible. For all the other Poles we…

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