Ice pole

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Term: Ice pole
Definition: The approximate center of the most consolidated portion of the arctic pack ice, near 83 or 84N and 160W. This term was falling into disuse until its reintroduction with reference to antarctic International Geophysical Year (IGY) activity. (Also called pole of inaccessibility.)
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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