Where is the True North Pole?

published 6 years ago by Neptune Studios

Is it in the Arctic Ocean? In Canada? Russia?

This podcast is brought to you by science alert the Facebook page that connects engages and inspire science enthusiasts worldwide follow us at Facebook.com slash science alert or science alert.com. The North Pole is the top of the earth and the South Pole is the bottom course except that the earth is kind of a ball and they don't really have tops and bottoms granted the earth isn't exactly spherical and it's spinning through space spinning about an imaginary axis of rotation one of the points where that axis goes through the earth right here in the Arctic Ocean where the Russians planted their flag on the sea floor in 2007 is called the North Pole or rather it's the geographic North Pole because just like there are different definitions for what a year is there are different north poles for example compasses don't point to the geographic or spinning top North Pole they point to the magnetic North Pole which is incidentally a magnetic South Pole since opposites attract the magnetic north ...

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