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  1. Seven sovereign states–Argentina, Australia, Chile, France, New Zealand, Norway, and the United Kingdom–have made eight territorial claims in Antarctica.These countries have tended to place their Antarctic scientific observation and study facilities within their respective claimed territories; however, a number of such facilities are located outside of the area claimed by their respective ...

  2. Oct 27, 2021 · The Earth rotates on the geographic north and south poles. The geographic north and south poles are where lines of longitude (meridians) converge in the north. The south and north pole are directly opposite to one another. The North Pole is located in the middle of the Arctic Ocean. Scientists have tried marking the North pole.

  3. Dec 22, 2012 · Unlike the North Pole, the South Pole sits on top of a thick sheet of ice, which in turn sits on top of a piece of land — Antarctica. At more than 9,000 feet above sea level, Antarctica is also ...

  4. Nov 25, 2019 · For example, since nearly all flights to Antarctica and the South Pole are from New Zealand, New Zealand time is the most commonly used time zone in Antarctica. Europe's and Russia's Longest River The longest river in Russia and Europe is the Volga River, which flows entirely within Russia for 2,290 miles (3,685 km).

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