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Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London .
Written in English


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Pagination254 p.
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL193210M
LC Control Numbera 48004103

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The Pole of Inaccessibility Research Station (Russian: Полюс недоступности) is a defunct Soviet research station in Kemp Land, Antarctica, at the southern pole of inaccessibility (the point in Antarctica furthest from any ocean) as defined in when the station was definitions give other locations, all relatively near this y: Soviet Union. Poles of inaccessibility are generally referred to as continental or oceanic. In terms of continental inaccessibility, “distance from the sea is historically related to isolation and inaccessibility. A [Continental] Pole of Inaccessibility (PIA) is defined as the . The Pole of Inaccessibility Paperback – March 7, by Ronald A McQueen (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — Author: Ronald A McQueen. The man tractor team, part of the Third Soviet Antarctic Expedition (SAE), arrived on 14 December from Sovetskaya and set up the Pole of Inaccessibility Station at 82°06'S°58'E, the point in Antarctica furthest from any ocean.

The Pole of Inaccessibility - Kindle edition by McQueen, Ronald. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Pole of : $2. The ‘Pole of Inaccessibility’ Has Eluded Adventurers for More Than a Century This winter, explorers will once again set out for the most remote part of the Arctic Ocean.   A pole of inaccessibility is a geographical point that represents the most remote place to reach in a given area, often based on distance from the nearest coastline. A geographic concept, the location of a pole of inaccessibility is not necessary an actual physical : Danielle Faith. A pole of inaccessibility with respect to a geographical criterion of inaccessibility marks a location that is the most challenging to reach according to that criterion. Often it refers to the most distant point from the coastline, implying a maximum degree of continentality or oceanity. In these ca.

Welcome to Svalbard, miles south of the North Pole and the training camp for the last world-first in global adventure - the first expedition on foot to the Pole of Inaccessibility, the point of the Arctic Ocean ice furthest from any land and the remotest place on Earth. A pole of inaccessibility marks a location that is the most challenging to reach owing to its remoteness from geographical features that could provide access. Often it refers to the most distant point from the coastline, implying a maximum degree of continentality.   The poles of inaccessibility for other continents seem to have little in common at first glance: The African Pole and South American Pole are located in thick, uninhabited jungle areas; the Australian Pole is in the middle of a desert in Australia’s Northern Territory; and the North American Pole is in the rustic hills of South Dakota. Officially called an "oceanic pole of inaccessibility," this watery graveyard for titanium fuel tanks and other high-tech space debris is better known to space junkies as Point Nemo, in honour of Jules Verne's fictional submarine captain.