Crazy facts about the South Pole, after which you will definitely want to visit it
Crazy facts about the South Pole, after which you will definitely want to visit it
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The world in 20 steps

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At the South Pole, one can literally run around the whole world in just 20 steps. But to be fair, the station every year organizes a race around the South Pole marker. No watch needed

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The time at the South Pole is determined by the position of the sun. So, if it is above a certain building at a certain time, then it will be at the same time and in this place every day. Sunrise and sunset once a year

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Due to a certain tilt of the axis of our planet, the opportunity to watch the sunset and sunrise at the South Pole is given only once a year. Dizziness

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The fact is that people at the South Pole are actually 3000 meters above sea level. For this reason, beginners are often dizzy.

24 New Years

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At the poles of the Earth, there are 24 time zones at once, and you can go to another time zone in a couple of steps. This curious fact turns the New Year into a big merry holiday - you must admit that not everyone is able to withstand 24 New Years in a row. Naked with friends

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At the South Pole, there is the 300 Club, whose members gather in the research center's sauna, preheated to 93 degrees Celsius. And then they put on only boots and jump out in what their mother gave birth to where they are photographed. In the pictures, these people are covered with a silvery layer of frozen sweat.:

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