LocationSouth Pole

Distance (S) from Greenwich
WGS84 lat/long-90.000000, 0.000000
TypeSign on post(s) | Ceremonial Pole
Marking dateUnknown
AccessBy special expedition only
Greenwich Meridian Marker; South Pole


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The 1999 & 2007 images are recorded as being in the public domain.

The Ceremonial South Pole consists of a metallic sphere on a red and white striped pole, surrounded by the flags of the Antarctic Treaty signatory states. It is an area set aside for photo opportunities and according to Wikipedia, is located a short distance from the Geographic South Pole.

Image: from The South Pole, Vol II, John Murray, London 1912
Image: ceremonial pole & Scott-Amundsen sign
South Pole (Wikipedia)
Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station (Wikipedia)