North and South Poles

North and South Poles

figurative ends of the earth. [Geography: Misc.]
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One of the most notable findings of these first-ever pictures of Jupiters north and south poles is something that the JunoCam imager did not see.
Dubai Two men are planning to drive to the North and South Poles in a truck running on biodiesel to spread awareness as they go about rising temperatures, rising sea levels and how to combat climate change.
The exhibition will be present more than 100 photos brought back from expeditions to the North and South Poles.
The Guinness World Records 2009 has placed Adrian Hayes as the 15th person in the world and the fastest person in history to achieve the Three Poles of the Earth Au summiting Mount Everest and walking the entire way to the North and South Poles in one year and 217 days.
Hexham polar explorer Conrad Dickinson, who completed unsupported treks to the North and South Poles, spoke of his admiration for her courage and tenacity.
In 2002 she and London-based film financier Caroline Hamilton reached the North Pole after an 82-day trek, becoming the first women to reach both the North and South Poles
What results are "flipped bits"--bits whose magnetic north and south poles suddenly and spontaneously reverse--that corrupt data, rendering it and the storage device unreliable.
Businessman Michael McGrath sets off in two days on an expedition to the South Pole to become the first disabled person to reach both the North and South Poles.
Through his pole2pole challenge to reach the North and South Poles, Mr McGrath aims to gather pounds 1m for his charity.
While the true North and South Poles represent the geographic points around which the Earth rotates, the magnetic poles are the projections onto the surface of the axes of the Earth's magnetic field, which protects us from discharges of particles from the Sun.
As for Bancroft, she is the first woman to hike the ice to both the North and South poles, the former in 1986 and the latter with a team of women on skis in 1993.
These particles end up where the magnetic currents plunge back to Earth--at the North and South poles As the particles strike the atmosphere, they excite the molecules contained in the air and create sky visions such as the aurora borealis, the "northern lights" spectacle visible in Alaska, Canada and Scandinavia.
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