pole of inaccessibility


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pole of inaccessibility

[′pōl əv ‚in·ak‚ses·ə′bil·əd·ē]
(geography)
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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.
Now floor fitter Craig Williams is hoping he can reach the Northern Pole of Inaccessibility - the most northern point of the planet furthest from land.
The 40-year-old, who is based in Glasgow, has joined forces with one of the world's most experienced explorers, Jim McNeill, to attempt an expedition to the Northern Pole of Inaccessibility.
The goal is to reach the northern pole of inaccessibility - the furthest point from land - to collect data about the melting ice cap.
Lee Edgington from Newtown, Powys, said it was a dream come true being selected to take part in a trek to be the first to reach the Northern Pole of Inaccessibility.
This location is known as the continental pole of inaccessibility and is more than 1645 miles from the nearest coastline, found at Tianjin on the Yellow Sea.
The Pole of Inaccessibility on Antarctica is defined as the point on the Antarctic continent furthest from the Southern Ocean.
The aim of the expedition is to reach Northern Pole of Inaccessibility, as well as conduct a series of experiments to measure global climate change.
And his longest walk covered 3,800 miles, the first surface crossing of the Arctic Ocean - from Alaska to Spitzbergen, Norway, by way of the Pole of Inaccessibility and the North Pole.
Welcome to Svalbard, 600 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.